Algeria

Algeria - Earthquakes Jan 1987 UNDRO Information Report No.1

Format
Situation Report
Source
Posted
Originally published
UNDRO 87/0198
ALGERIA - EARTHQUAKES
INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
28 JANUARY 1987

SITUATION

1. UNDRO/UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE ALGIERS INDICATES THAT ON 26-27 JANUARY EARTHQUAKES STRUCK HILLY, WOODED AREA 200 KM WEST OF ALGIERS, LEAVING 1 DEAD, 7 INJURED AND 900 HOMELESS.

2. POLICE IN WILAYA DE CHLEF (FORMERLY EL-ASNAM) REPORT 3 TREMORS RANGING 3.3 - 4.8 RICHTER SCALE BUT NO DAMAGE.

3. ACCORDING ALGERIAN RADIO 4 QUAKES OCCURED IN WILAYA DE TISSEMSILT, DAIRA DE BORDJ BOU NAAMA, AND VILLAGE OF LARBAA (30 KM FROM CHLEF) WHERE TRADITIONAL HOUSES COLLAPSED.

4. TO DATE GOVT HAS NOT REQUESTED INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE.

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