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20 May 1988 description


UNDRO 88/0984

RWANDA - TORRENTIAL RAINS
UNDRO SITREP NO. 1
20 MAY 1988

SITUATION

1. FIVE PREFECTURES OF RWANDA SEVERLY HIT BY TORRENTIAL RAINFALL DURING PERIOD 6 TO 12 MAY 1988. LANDSLIDES CAUSED DISASTER CONDITIONS IN RUHENGERI-GITARAMA-GISENYI-GIKONGORO-KIBUYE. NUMBER OF PERSONS KILLED 37, INJURED 50, ESTIMATED NO. OF HOMELESS 8,352. ESTIMATED MATERIAL DAMAGES: 1,225 HOUSES DESTROYED, 19 BRIDGES DAMAGED, 7 ROADS BLOCKED, 12 WATERPIPES DAMAGED.

NATIONAL RESPONSE

2. IMMEDIATE RELIEF MEASURES UNDERTAKEN BY GOVERNMENT INCLUDE:

20 May 1988 description


UNDRO 88/0985

RWANDA - PLUIES TORRENTIELLES
RAPPORT DE SITUATION NO. 1
20 MAY 1988

SITUATION

1. CINQ PREFECTURES AU RWANDA ONT ETE GRAVEMENT TOUCHEES PAR PLUIES TORRENTIELLES ENTRE LES 6 ET 12 MAI 1988. DES GLISSEMENTS DE TERRAIN ONT PROVOQUE UNE SITUATION CATASTROPHIQUE EN RUHENGERI, GITARAMA, GISENYI, GIKONGORO, KIBUYE. PREMIERES ESTIMATIONS: 37 MORTS, 50 BLESSES, 8.352 SANS ABRI. DEGATS MATERIELS: 1.225 MAISONS DETRUITES, 19 PONTS ENDOMMAGES, 7
ROUTES COUPEES, 12 IMPORTANTS CANALISATIONS D'EAU ENDOMMAGEES.

REPONSE NATIONALE