El Salvador

El Salvador: PAHO/WHO Situation Report - 24 November 2009

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PWR El Salvador
NATIONAL EMERGENCY
Situation Report #9

Adverse event Floods and mudslides caused by heavy rains originated by Tropical Storm Ida

Date of occurrence 7-8 November 2009

Specific area of impact Departments in the central part of El Salvador Date of report 24 November 2009

1. Current Situation:

Civil Protection has announced that they are moving from the emergency phase to rehabilitation.

Until 22 November, the toll was 198 deaths, 77 missing, and 2,614 evacuations. The main diseases reported in the shelters are acute upper respiratory infections (75%), skin infections (10%), and anxiety (4%).