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11 May 1992 description


UNDRO 92/0385
PARAGUAY - FLOODS
DHA/UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO.1
11 MAY 1992

1. AS RESULT OF FLOODING OF PARAGUAY RIVER, GOVT HAS DECLARED STATE OF EMERGENCY IN AFFECTED AREAS, NOTABLY TOWN OF CONCEPCION. 500 FAMILIES INITIALLY IDENTIFIED AS AFFECTED HAVE FOUND TEMPORARY SHELTER IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS/SCHOOLS. PRESIDENT OF REPUBLIC INSPECTED AFFECTED AREAS, WHERE RISING RIVER WATER LEVEL IS CAUSING CONCERN.