Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands: Flash Floods Situation Report No. 6 (as of 8 May 2014)

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• US$13.6 million is needed to meet the needs of affected people over the next three months, with US$11.6 million unmet.

• Evacuation centres are being consolidated down to three, with an estimated 4,000 people still displaced.

• Funding for ongoing food aid distributions at evacuation centres is low, with only two containers of rice out of 15 remaining.

• Increasing cases of diarrhea, influenza-like-illness and malaria are being reported.

• 99 per cent of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in China Town, Vara Creek, Koa Hill and Tuvarughu report severe damage.

• 369 assessed households in Honiara are destroyed or damaged, with 15 per cent badly damaged in Guadalcanal Province.

• IFRC has launched an emergency appeal.

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