Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands: Flash Floods Situation Report No. 5 (as of 25 April 2014)

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Approximately 8,500 displaced people remain in 14 evacuation centres in Honiara and Guadalcanal, with around 16 per cent returning home.

Joint multi-agency assessment is nearly complete in Honiara areas of return.

Approximately 246 houses destroyed and 50 damaged based on assessments in Honiara.

Increasing cases of diarrhea, acute fever and rash, influenza-like-illness and dengue reported in Honiara and Guadalcanal.

Estimated 25 per cent of wells need repair in Honiara, while an estimated 60 per cent of affected people in GP are not reached by water deliveries.

UNDAC team has begun assessment of gold mine tailings dam.

Preliminary HAP funding requirements for 68 response activities across seven clusters totals USD 24 million, with unmet funding of USD 21 million.

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