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Yemen Floods Feb 1993 UNDHA Situation Reports 1-4

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DHA-GENEVA 93/0057

YEMEN - FLOODS
DHA-SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
9 FEBRUARY 1993

SITUATION
-------- --------

1. TORRENTIAL RAINS BETWEEN 5 AND 8 FEBRUARY HAVE CAUSED FLASH
FLOODS IN THE GOVERNORATE OF ADEN AND ADJACENT GOVERNORATES OF
LAHEJ AND ABYAN, AFFECTING MORE THAN ONE MILLION PEOPLE.

2. THE CITY OF ADEN WAS ALMOST COMPLETELY ISOLATED AND UNACCES-
SIBLE BY AIR, ROAD OR OTHERWISE FOR THREE DAYS. POWER SUPPLY,
TELEPHONE LINES HAVE BEEN SEVERELY DISRUPTED.

3. HOSPITALS HAVE BEEN HEAVILY DAMAGED AND MEDICAL STORES
CONTAINING ESSENTIAL DRUGS HAVE BEEN DESTROYED. THE ALREADY
INADEQUATE SEWERAGE SYSTEM HAS COLLAPSED WHICH MAY LEAD TO
EPIDEMICS OF MALARIA, CHOLERA AND OTHER DISEASES ALREADY
PREVALENT IN THE AREA.

4. THE AIRPORT REMAINS CLOSED AND RAINS HAVE RESUMED ON 9.2.93.

5. PRELIMINARY REPORTS FROM THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH IN ADEN
INDICATE 12 DEATHS, 126 HOUSES IN THE CITY CENTRE COLLAPSED
LEAVING THOUSANDS OF HOMELESS.

NATIONAL RESPONSE
-------- --------

6. GOVERNMENT OFFICALS RESIDING IN ADEN HAVE BEEN RESPONDING TO
THE SITUATION WITH AVAILABLE MEANS. A DAMAGE ASSESSMENT MISSION
IS PLANNED FOR 10 FEBRUARY 1993.

APPEAL FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE
------ --- ------------- ----------

7. THE MINISTRY OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT HAS ADDRESSED AN
APPEAL FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE TO THE UN/DHA RESIDENT
COORDINATOR ON 9 FEBRUARY 1993. DHA IS TRANSMITTING THIS URGENT
APPEAL TO THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY. THE UN/DHA RESIDENT
COORDINATOR HAS ALSO BEEN REQUESTED TO COORDINATE ALL INTER-
NATIONAL RELIEF ASSISTANCE TO THE AFFECTED AREAS.

CONTRY-LEVEL INTERNATIONAL RESPONSE
------------ ------------- --------

8. THE UN DISASTER MANAGEMENT TEAM (UN-DMT) MET UNDER THE
CHAIRMANSHIP OF THE UN/DHA RESIDENT COORDINATOR ON 9 FEBRUARY
1992. DECISIONS AND MEASURES TAKEN BY THE UN-DMT INCLUDE THE
FOLLOWING:

- A SUPPORT TEAM COMPOSED OF WFP/UNDP/UNV STAFF HAS BEEN
DISPATCHED TO ADEN ON 9 FEBRUARY. THE TEAM IS CARRYING
EMERGENCY SUPPLIES INCLUDING GENERATORS TO ENABLE THE UNDP
OFFICE IN ADEN TO ASSUME ITS COORDINATING ROLE.

- UNHCR HAVE PROVIDED 200 TENTS, 5,000 BLANKETS AND 8 WHO
DRUG KITS FROM STOCKS AVAILABLE IN ADEN.

- WHO HAVE PROVIDED THE HOSPITAL WITH TWO PUMPS AND MADE
AVAILABLE DRUGS WORTH USD 7,000. WHO IS ALSO EXPECTING AN
AIRLIFT OF ADDITIONAL DRUGS FROM ALEXANDRIA ON 10 FEBRUARY.
THREE WHO SANITARY STAFF LEAVING FOR ADEN TO ASSESS THE
SANITARY CONDITIONS.

- WFP WILL RELEASE FOOD SUPPLIES FROM STORES.

REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE
------------ --- ------------- ----------

9. PENDING DETAILED ASSESSMENT OF NEEDS, ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS
HAVE NOT YET BEEN SPECIFIED. DHA RECOMMENDS CASH CONTRIBUTIONS
FOR EITHER LOCAL OR REGIONAL PURCHASE OF RELIEF SUPPLIES.

10. CASH CONTRIBUTIONS CAN BE CHANNELLED THROUGH DHA, SWISS BANK
CORPORATION, CASE POSTALE 2770, CH 1211 GENEVA 10, ACCOUNT NO.
CO- 590.160.1, WITH MENTION: YEMEN, FLOODS.

CONTRIBUTIONS US DLRS
------------- -- ----

- DHA CASH GRANT 25,000


11. FOR COORDINATION PURPOSES, PLEASE INFORM DHA-GENEVA
IMMEDIATELY AS INDICATED BELOW OF PLEDGES/CONTRIBUTIONS.

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DHA-GENEVA 93/0061

YEMEN - FLOODS
DHA SITUATION REPORT NO. 2
12 FEBRUARY 1993

GENERAL SITUATION
-----------------

1. THE PROLONGED AND HEAVY RAINS THAT HIT THE SOUTHERN
GOVERNORATES OF YEMEN BETWEEN 5 AND 8 FEBRUARY HAVE CAUSED
SERIOUS DAMAGE AND LOSS OF LIFE.

2. IN ADEN, 16 PEOPLE ARE REPORTED DEAD. IN LAHEJ AND ABYAN
GOVERNORATES AT LEAST 3 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED. INFORMATION
FROM LAHEJ AND ABYAN AND THE RURAL AREAS AROUND ADEN IS STILL
SCANTY.

3. IN ADEN, MORE THAN 2,500 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN LEFT HOMELESS AND
ARE IN TEMPORARY SHELTER. 126 BUILDINGS ARE REPORTED TO HAVE
COLLAPSED, PARTIALLY OR COMPLETELY, AND A NUMBER OF OTHER
BUILDINGS HAVE BEEN DAMAGED.

4. ROADS IN THE SOUTH HAVE SUFFERED EXTENSIVELY FROM THE FLOODS.
IN SOME AREAS, PARTS OF ROADS HAVE BEEN WASHED AWAY COMPLETELY.
WATER, POWER SUPPLY AND TELEPHONE LINES HAVE BEEN SEVERELY
DISRUPTED AND ARE STILL CUT OFF IN MANY AREAS.

5. HOSPITALS WHICH SUFFERED FROM THE RAINS ARE BECOMING
FUNCTIONAL AGAIN. SCHOOLS AND MEDICAL STORES CONTAINING
ESSENTIAL DRUGS HAVE ALSO BEEN AFFECTED. THE COLLAPSE OF THE
SEWERAGE SYSTEM PRESENTS A SERIOUS HEALTH HAZARD. SEWAGE PIPES
HAVE BURST IN SOME AREAS AND SEW AGE IS LEAKING INTO THE STREETS
MIXING WITH LARGE AMOUNTS OF STAGNANT WATER.

6. THE CITY OF ADEN IS ACCESSIBLE BY ROAD. THE AIRPORT IS STILL
CLOSED. THE RAINS HAVE STOPPED, BUT THE WEATHER REMAINS
UNSTABLE.

NATIONAL RESPONSE
-----------------

7. IN ITS MEETING ON 10 FEBRUARY 1993, THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS
ESTABLISHED TWO COMMITTEES TO DEAL WITH THE FLOOD DISASTER. ONE
COMMITTEE IS HEADED BY THE MINISTER OF HOUSING AND URBAN
PLANNING. IT INCLUDES REPRESENTATIVES FROM BOTH CENTRAL AND
LOCAL AUTHORITIES AND IS IN CHARGE OF PROVIDING RELIEF. A
COORDINATION COMMITTEE WITH THE UN AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL
ORGANIZATIONS AND AGENCIES HAS ALSO BEEN ESTABLISHED WITH THE
MANDATE TO ASSESS DAMAGE, DETERMINE AID REQUIREMENTS AND
COORDINATE INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE. IT IS HEADED BY THE
MINISTER OF HEALTH AND INCLUDES THE VICE MINISTER OF PLANNING AND
DEVELOPMENT AND THE DIRECTOR FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS IN
THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS.

8. THE PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT OF THE COUNTRY HAVE VISITED
THE FLOOD-AFFECTED AREAS IN ADEN AND MET WITH FLOOD VICTIMS. THE
GOVERNMENT HAS ANNOUNCED ASSISTANCE OF APPROXIMATELY USD 2,700 TO
FAMILIES WHO HAVE LOST THEIR HOUSES AND USD 275 TO FAMILIES LESS
SEVERELY AFFECTED BY THE FLOODS.

9. LIMITED QUANTITIES OF FOOD INCLUDING WHEAT FLOUR, RICE, AND
DATES HAVE BEEN PROVIDED BY THE GOVERNOR OF ADEN AND CHARITABLE
ORGANIZATIONS. THE YEMEN RED CRESCENT IS WORKING IN CLOSE
COOPERATION WITH PUBLIC AUTHORITIES AND HAS DISPATCHED RELIEF
TEAMS WHO ARE DISTRIBUTING TENTS, BLANKETS, KITCHEN SETS AND
OTHER ESSENTIAL ITEMS.

COUNTRY-LEVEL INTERNATIONAL RESPONSE
------------------------------------

10. A UN DAMAGE AND LOSS ASSESSMENT MISSION HAS LEFT SANA'A FOR
ADEN ON 12.2.1993. THE TEAM IS TRAVELLING TOGETHER WITH THE
MINISTER OF HEALTH AND COMPRISES THE UN RESIDENT COORDINATOR,
HEADS/REPRESENTATIVES OF UN AGENCIES AND NON-GOVERNMENTAL
ORGANIZATIONS.

REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE
-----------------------------------------

11. DETAILED REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE ARE
EXPECTED TO BE DETERMINED AS AN OUTCOME OF THIS MISSION. IN
ADDITION TO IMMEDIATE RELIEF, REHABILITATION AND RECONSTRUCTION
ASSISTANCE WILL ALSO BE NEEDED.

CONTRIBUTIONS (IN ADDITION TO THOSE REPORTED IN DHA-SITREP NO.1
------------- OF - 9 FEBRUARY, PARAS 8. AND 10)

USD
---

UNDP CASH GRANT 50,000
U.S.A. PLEDGE 25,000

FOR COORDINATION PURPOSES, PLEASE INFORM DHA-GENEVA IMMEDIATELY
AS INDICATED BELOW OF PLEDGES/CONTRIBUTIONS.

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DHA-GENEVA 93/0070

YEMEN - FLOODS
DHA-GENEVA SITUATION REPORT NO.3
19 FEBRUARY 1993

SITUATION
---------

1. UN MISSION TO AFFECTED AREAS IN ADEN AND ABYAN (12-16
FEBRUARY) RETURNED TO SANA'A. MISSION WAS COMPOSED OF THE UN/DHA
RESIDENT COORDINATOR, THE LOCAL HEADS OF UNICEF, WFP, WHO AS WELL
AS OXFAM AND INCLUDED EXPERTS IN THE FIELDS OF SANITATION, WATER
SUPPLY, HEALTH AND EMERGENCY RELIEF. MISSION MET WITH THE PRIME
MINISTER AND, ACCOMPANIED BY THE VICE-MINISTER OF PLANNING AND
DEVELOPMENT, VISITED ADEN CITY AS WELL AS SEVERAL SITES IN ABYAN
GOVERNORATE, ACCOMPANIED BY THE GOVERNOR OF ABYAN. IN
PARTICULAR, THE PROBLEM OF HOMELESS PEOPLE AND THE DAMAGES TO THE
SEWERAGE SYSTEM, HOSPITALS, SCHOOLS AND RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS
WERE ASSESSED. A DETAILED REPORT ON THE MISSION'S FINDINGS IS
AVAILABLE FROM DHA-GENEVA ON REQUEST.

2. UPDATED OFFICIAL REPORTS INDICATE 12 DEATHS IN ADEN AND 19
DEATHS IN ABYAN. 425 DWELLINGS IN ADEN AND SHEIKH OTHMAN TOTALLY
DESTROYED AND 1,508 HOUSES PARTIALLY DAMAGED. 460 FAMILIES IN
TEMPORARY SHELTER. IN ABYAN, 200 BUILDINGS COLLAPSED COMPLETELY
AND 300 HOUSES WERE PARTIALLY DAMAGED. 240 FAMILIES HOMELESS.
INFORMATION FROM LAHEJ IS STILL SCANTY.

3. IN ADEN, THE SEWERAGE SYSTEM OF CRATER AREA IS BADLY AFFECTED.
WITH MAIN PUMPING STATION NOT FUNCTIONING, SOME 11,000 CUBIC M
SEWAGE PER DAY ARE DISCHARGED IN THE MIDDLE OF A HIGH DENSITY
POPULATED AREA. SEWERAGE SYSTEMS OF KHORMAKSAR, MA'ALLA AND
TAWAHI AREA ALSO OUT OF OPERATION. MAIN HOSPITAL IN KHORMAKSAR
SUFFERED HEAVY DAMAGE AND IS ONLY PARTLY FUNCTIONAL. A SECOND
HOSPITAL IN SIMILAR SITU ATION.

4. 33 SCHOOL IN ADEN AND ABYAN GOVERNORATE PARTLY OR TOTALLY
DAMAGED. MAJOR PART OF CITY OF ADEN RECONNECTED WITH ELECTRICITY
WHILE MOST TELEPHONES STILL OUT OF ORDER. ROAD CLEARANCE
OPERATIONS AND DRAINAGE OF FLOODED AREAS STILL UNDER WAY.
AIRPORT OF ADEN REMAINS OFFICIALLY CLOSED.

5. IFRC APPEALED FOR USD 934,693 TO ASSIST THE YEMEN RED CRESCENT
IN PROVIDING RELIEF TO FLOOD VICTIMS.

NATIONAL RESPONSE
-----------------

6. AT THE ADEN GOVERNORATE LEVEL, RELIEF OPERATIONS ARE CURRENTLY
HEADED BY PRIME MINISTER WITH A TASK FORCE COMPOSED OF THE
GOVERNOR AND HIS STAFF AS WELL AS REPRESENTATIVES OF THE
MINISTRIES OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT, HOUSING, HEALTH,
EDUCATION AND CONSTRUCTION. TASK FORCE LIAISES WITH THE GOVERNOR
OF ABYAN ENGAGED IN RELIEF ACTIVITIES IN RURAL AREAS. TASK FORCE
WILL ALSO COMPLETE DAMAGE SURVEY AND ISSUE REPORT.

7. GOVERNMENT ALLOCATED THREE PLOTS IN CRATER AND MA'ALLA TO
ESTABLISH TEMPORARY CAMPS WITH AN APPROX. CAPACITY OF 100 FAMILY
TENTS EACH FOR FAMILIES CURRENTLY ACCOMMODATED IN PUBLIC
BUILDINGS. BASIC WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION HAVE TO BE UPGRADED
OR INSTALLED IN THE SE SITES.

REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE
-----------------------------------------

8. NEEDS FOR ABYAN GOVERNORATE
---------------------------

- FAMILY TENTS FOR THE HOMELESS
- 10 GENERATORS
- WATER PUMPS AND WATER PIPES (1.5-3.0)
- 500 BLANKETS
- SHOULDER PORTABLE SPRAYERS
- MALARIA AND DIARRHOEA DRUGS
- GABIONS
- 200 BIG OPEN TENTS FOR 20 SCHOOLS

9. NEEDS FOR ADEN
--------------

- HEALTH SECTOR
-------------

- TO PREVENT AND CONTROL OCCURRENCE OF MALARIA IN THE
FLOOD-AFFECTED AREAS, MOBILE SURVEILLANCE TEAMS, LARVICIDAL AND
FOGGING INSECTICIDES, AND ANTI-MALARIA DRUGS ARE NEEDED (COST
ESTIMATE USD 40,000)

- ESSENTIAL MEDICAMENTS TO FIGHT COMMUNICABLE DISEASES SUCH AS
CHOLERA, LSHIGELLOSIS, TYPHOID, PARATYPHOID, DIARRHOEA, INFECTIVE
HEPATITIS WHICH ARE EXPECTED TO FLARE UP UNDER THE CURRENT
CONDITIONS (COST ESTIMATE: USD 40,000).

- VACCINES: REPLACEMENT OF VACCINES AGAINST CHILDHOOD DISEASES
AND INFECTIVE HEPATITIS THAT PERISHED DUE TO ELECTRICITY
BREAKDOWN (COST ESTIMATE: USD 27,000).

- ESSENTIAL SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT FOR DAMAGED HOSPITALS.

- INFRASTRUCTURE REPAIRS
----------------------

REPLACEMENT OF DAMAGED EQUIPMENT, SPARE PARTS AND SUPPLIES FOR
PUTTING SEWERAGE SYSTEMS BACK INTO FUNCTION, WITH FIRST ATTENTION
TO THE CRATER SEWAGE PUMPING STATION, WILL BE A PRIORITY NEED
FOR RECOVERY (COST ESTIMATE: USD 1.5 MILLION). INTRODUCTION OF
INCREASED DOSAGE OF CHLORINATION OF WATER SUPPLY IS RECOMMENDED
AS AN IMMEDIATE MEASURE.

10. CHANNELS FOR DELIVERY OF INTERNATIONAL AID
------------------------------------------

MOST OF THE ITEMS MENTIONED (EXCEPT FOR CERTAIN MEDICAL DRUGS,
SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT) ARE AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL PURCHASE. CASH
CONTRIBUTIONS CAN BE CHANNELLED THROUGH THE OFFICE OF THE UN/DHA
RESIDENT COORDINATOR IN SANA'A, REPUBLIC OF YEMEN, OR THROUGH
DHA-GENEVA, SWISS BANK CORPORATION, CASE POSTALE 2770, CH 1211
GENEVA 2, ACCOUNT NO. CO-590.160.1, WITH MENTION YEMEN - FLOODS.

11. CONTRIBUTIONS (REPORTED TO DHA SINCE SITREP NO. 2 OF
------------- 12 FEBRUARY 1993)

GOVERNMENT USD
---------- ---
UNITED KINGDOM CASH 100,000


12. FOR COORDINATION PURPOSES, PLEASE INFORM DHA-GENEVA
IMMEDIATELY AS INDICATED BELOW OF PLEDGES/CONTRIBUTIONS AND THEIR
CORRESPONDING VALUE.

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DHA-GENEVA 93/0079

YEMEN - FLOODS
DHA-GENEVA SITUATION REPORT NO. 4
3 MARCH 1993

SITUATION AND IMPACT
--------- --- ------

1. GOVT REPORTS FOLLOWING FINAL DAMAGE ASSESSMENT FOR ADEN:

DEAD 13
HOUSES COMPLETELY DAMAGED 550
HOUSES PARTIALLY DAMAGED 3,506
VEHICLES DAMAGED 90
BOATS WITH EQUIPMENT DAMAGED 15
SCHOOLS DAMAGED 18
LIVESTOCK DEAD 8,392
HOMELESS FAMILIES 640

IN ADDITION, 4 MAJOR HOSPITALS IN ADEN HAVE STOPPED RENDERING
SERVICES SINCE MOST EQUIPMENT OUT OF ORDER. COMMUNICATIONS,
WATER SUPPLY, ELECTRICITY AND SEWERAGE SYSTEMS ENTIRELY/PARTIALLY
OUT OF ORDER. AIRPORT COMPLETELY SUBMERGED BY WATER AND CONTROL
TOWER DAMAGED. AIR TRAFFIC RESUMED FOR YEMEN AIRLINES ONLY WHO
WERE LANDING AT THEIR OWN RISK, AS NO TELECOMMUNICATIONS AVAIL-
ABLE. TV/RADIO STATIONS OF ADEN SEVERELY DAMAGED. MANY ROADS
(INCL. MAIN ONES) DAMAGED. OLD WATER RESERVOIRS OF ADEN BADLY
AFFECTED. FINAL ASSESSMENTS FOR LAHEJ AND ABYAN EXPECTED SOON.

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL RESPONSE
-------- --- ------------- --------

2. PRIME MINISTER HAS APPOINTED UN RESIDENT COORDINATOR AS
COORDINATOR OF BILATERAL/MULTILATERAL AID. TOGETHER WITH
RESIDENT UN HEADS OF AGENCIES, AS WELL AS OF OXFAM, RESIDENT
COORDINATOR ACCOMPANIED PRIME MINISTER, MINISTER OF HEALTH AND
VICE MINISTER OF PLANNING ON 5-DAY MISSION TO AFFECTED AREAS.
MISSION WAS TO ASSESS FLOOD DAMAGE AND INTRODUCE REMEDIAL
MEASURES. PRIME MINISTER AND VICE MINISTER OF PLANNING HAVE
ASKED UN RESIDENT COORDINATOR TO RETURN TO ADEN TO FINALIZE LIST
OF REQUIREMENTS WITH LOCAL AUTHORITIES IN ADEN, LAHEJ AND ABYAN.

REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE
------------ --- ------------- ----------

3. NEEDS FOR ASSISTANCE, SO FAR ESTIMATED AT USD 40 MILLION,
ARE REFLECTED IN DETAILED ESTIMATES IN PARAS. 8 AND 9 OF SITUA-
TION REPORT NO. 3. A FINAL NEEDS ASSESSMENT IS FORTHCOMING.

CONTRIBUTIONS (TO DATE)
------------- ---------
US DLRS
4. UN -- ----
--
DHA CASH 25,000
UNICEF MEDICINES, VACCINES 50,000
UNDP CASH 50,000
WFP FOOD 50,000
WHO MEDICINES 50,000

5. GOVERNMENTS
-----------

CANADA CASH THROUGH UNDP 75,000
JAPAN CASH 150,000
NETHERLANDS CASH THROUGH UNDP 100,000
CASH 250,000
UK CASH 100,000
USA CASH 125,000

6. NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS
---------------- -------------

OXFAM CASH THROUGH RED CRESCENT 50,000

7. FOR COORDINATION PURPOSES, PLEASE INFORM DHA-GENEVA IMME-
DIATELY AS INDICATED BELOW OF PLEDGES/CONTRIBUTIONS (SPECIFYING
VALUE BY ITEM).

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