Guinea Bissau: Storm Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) DREF n° MDRGW003

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

On 27 June 2018 at around 4 p.m., Guinea Bissau was hit by violent winds of 80 km to 120 km / h, (according to the National Meteorological Agency). The storm caused the destruction of hundreds of houses, social infrastructures (schools, hospitals, roads, etc.).
In Bissau the capital, about 2,000 families were affected, and 420 houses were destroyed. Three (3) deaths were also reported. Approximately 800 people were displaced in other regions. The most affected areas are: Bissau, specifically, the districts of Antula, Militar, Bor, Bairro Reno, Cuntum and Praca, and the regions of Bubaque, Bolama, Biombo, Oio and Sao Domingos.