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26 May 1994 description

DHA-GENEVA 94/0174



CUBA - FLOODS


DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO.1
26 MAY 1994



1. ACCORDING TO CUBAN CIVIL DEFENCE, SERIOUS FLOODING CAUSED BY INTENSE RAINFALL BETWEEN 18 AND 23 MAY HAS AFFECTED FOUR PROVINCES IN EASTERN CUBA, NAMELY GUANTANAMO, SANTIAGO DE CUBA, GRANMA, HOLGUIN.



LOSSES ARE AS FOLLOWS:


  • 12 DEAD

  • 38,600 PERSONS EVACUATED

  • 172,443 ANIMALS EVACUATED

  • 4,370 HOUSES DESTROYED

  • 38,726 HOUSES AFFECTED