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DHA-GENEVA 93/0043

INDONESIA - FLOODS JAVA
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
2 FEBRUARY 1993

SITUATION

1. FOLLOWING MONSOON RAINS, HEAVY FLOODING IS REPORTED IN CENTRAL AND WEST JAVA.

IMPACT

2. THE DEATH TOLL STANDS AT 18 PERSONS AND 120,000 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN EVACUATED. MORE THAN 10,000 HOUSES HAVE BEEN DESTROYED OR SERIOUSLY AFFECTED AND SEVERE DAMAGE CAUSED TO SEVERAL BRIDGES AND SOME 35,000 HECTARES OF RICE FIELDS.

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