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Papua New Guinea - Landslide (PNGMET, NOAA, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 18 April 2019)

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  • A landslide occurred in central Papua New Guinea on 15 April, casuing casualites and damage.
  • According to media, as of 18 April at 8.00 UTC, at least eight people were reported dead and four more are still missing in Sakin village (Enga Province, Highlands Region). In addition, the same source reports nine houses buried by the landslide.
  • Over the next 24 hours, heavy rainfall is forecast over the most of the country, particularly across central and central-eastern provinces.