Mongolia

Mongolia - Fires May 1990 UNDRO Information Report No. 1

Format
Situation Report
Source
Posted
Originally published
UNDRO 90/0775
MONGOLIA - FIRES
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
29 MAY 1990

1. HUGE STEPPE AND FOREST FIRES WHICH HIT MONGOLIA'S EASTERN PROVINCE DORNOD AND NORTHERN PROVINCES SELENGE AND BULGAN FOR OVER TWO WEEKS HAVE BEEN PUT OUT.

2. UNDRO/UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS 654 HA FOREST AND 1,705 HA PASTURE LAND BURNED. LARGE NUMBER OF CATTLE AND SHEEP KILLED. TELECOMMUNICATION FACILITIES AND FOOD STORAGE DESTROYED. PRELIMINARY DAMAGE ESTIMATED AT USD 110 MILLION.

ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA 28148

DPR 310 MON