Honduras

Effect of the cold front affecting Honduras - Situation Report no. 12

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Country: Honduras

Name and type of operation: PRRO 10444.0

Reporting period: 6 / Oct / 08 to 10/ Nov/ 08

Date of report: 11 of November 2008

1. Main Events:

The damages left by the rainfall are very significant, mainly in the Atlantic Region (provinces of Cortes, Colon and Gracias a Dios). The total number of people affected was more than 300,000 people affected 49 people deaths and 18 missing (table 2).

Table 2: Affected population

Provinces
Affected
Evacuated
Injuries
Death
Missing
People
living in
shelters
Honduras
313,350
50,606
7
49
18
43,349
Atlantida
11,205
3,400
-
-
2
523
Colón
22,977
6,587
2
5
2
5,796
Comayagua
11,591
1,613
-
3
4
434
Copan
38,659
1,621
-
-
-
479
Cortés
14,898
12,397
-
2
-
29,053
Choluteca
52,275
723
1
3
1
1,204
Paraiso
5,183
1,021
2
3
-
815
Fco. Morazan
27,708
1,059
-
11
8
991
Gracias a Dios
1,450
2,518
2
-
1
2,843
Intibuca
2,900
210
-
1
-
140
Islas de la Bahía
-
-
-
1
-
-
La Paz
1,452
1,160
-
1
-
-
Lempira
1,541
375
-
-
-
131
Ocotepeque
265
140
-
-
-
83
Olancho
69,093
1,547
-
12
-
663
Sta. Barbara
9,478
-
-
2
-
-
Valle
9,183
3,445
-
1
-
194
Yoro
33,492
12,790
-
4
-
-

Sources: COPECO and WFP Food Aid Monitors SITREP