St. Vincent Tropical Storm Danielle Sep 1986 UNDRO Situation Reports 1-2

Report
from UN Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 27 Sep 1986


UNDRO 86/2498

ST. VINCENT AND GRENADINES
TROPICAL STORM DANIELLE AND TORRENTIAL RAINS
UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
27 SEPTEMBER 1986

SITUATION

1. ST. VINCENT AND GRENADINES WERE HIT BY TROPICAL STORM DANIELLE ON 8 SEPTEMBER AND BY CLOUDBURST ON 20-22 SEPTEMBER.

2. PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT OF DAMAGE NOW COMPLETED.

3. AS A RESULT OF SERIOUS ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DIFFICULTIES CAUSED BY COMBINED DISASTERS, GOVERNMENT OF ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES REQUESTS EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE IN AREA OF AGRICULTURE, HOUSING AND INFRASTRUCTURE, TOTALLING ECD 25,058,970 OR APPROX US DLRS 9,200,000.

4. DETAILS OF DAMAGE AND RELIEF REQUIREMENTS WILL BE CONVEYED IN OUR NEXT SITREP.

5. DONORS ARE REQUESTED TO INFORM UNDRO DIRECTLY, PREFERABLY BY TELEX (28148 UNDR CH) OF THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS AND CORRESPONDING VALUE.

= ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA 28148 +


UNDRO 86/2552

ST. VINCENT AND GRENADINES
TROPICAL STORM DANIELLE AND TORRENTIAL RAINS
UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO. 2
3 OCTOBER 1986

1. SITUATION

UNDRO/UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE REITERATES GOVERNMENT PRELIMINARY REPORT ON CASUALTIES AND DAMAGE ASSESSMENT AS FOLLOWS:

  • 5 PERSONS SERIOUSLY INJURED.
  • 436 HOUSES AFFECTED, OF WHICH OVER 100 COMPLETELY DESTROYED, 142 ERSONS HAD TO BE EVACUATED TO EMERGENCY SHELTERS.
  • BECAUSE OF THE LARGE NUMBER OF LANDSLIDES AND HEAVY FLOODING, RIDGES AND ROADS WERE SERIOUSLY AFFECTED. THE WATER SUPPLY AND ELECTRICITY SYSTEMS SUFFERED SERIOUS DISRUPTION AND DAMAGE.
  • THE BANANA INDUSTRY, THE MOST IMPORTANT EXPORT SECTOR, HAS SUFFERED CONSIDERABLY WITH 40 PERCENT OF CULTIVATION EITHER TOTALLY DESTROYED OR SERIOUSLY AFFECTED.
  • 2,050 ACRES OF AGRICULTURAL CROPS OTHER THAN BANANA ALSO SUFFERED CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE AND MORE THAN 120 DOMESTIC ANIMALS WERE KILLED.

2. REQUIREMENTS

THE GOVERNMENTS FORMAL EMERGENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR REHABILITATION OF DAMAGES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

(A) AGRICULTURAL CROPS OTHER THAN BANANAS:
US DLRS 787,407
(B) BANANA CROPS:
US DLRS 4,398,963
(C) HOUSING:
US DLRS 991,222
(D) INFRASTRUCTURE:
US DLRS 3,103,500
TOTAL:
US DLRS 9,281,092

A DETAILED LIST OF REQUIREMENTS AVAILABLE IN UNDRO TO BE SENT UPON REQUEST.

3. CONTRIBUTIONS
  • OFDA: US DLRS 25,000 29 OCTOBER 1986

4. DONORS ARE REQUESTED TO INFORM UNDRO DIRECTLY, PREFERABLY BY TELEX
(28148 UNDR CH) OF THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS AND CORRESPONDING VALUE.

= ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA 28148 +