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UNDRO 87/1371

LEBANON - TORRENTIAL RAINS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
19 JUNE 1987

1. UNDRO REPRESENTATIVES REPORT HEAVY FLOODING IN NORTHERN BEKAA REGION FOLLOWING TORRENTIAL RAINS IN ANTI-LEBANON MOUNTAINS. ROADS CUT, BRIDGES DOWN, AND TELEPHONE, ELECTRICITY AND WATER SUPPLY INTERRUPTED. INTERNATIONAL ROAD LINK BAALBECK - HOMS BREACHED BY LANDSLIDES AND VILLAGES RAS BAALBECK, FAKEHE AND JDAIDE COMPLETELY ISOLATED. OVERFLOW WATER FAKEHE ESTIMATED AT 6,000 CU. METERS PER SECOND. SO FAR NO REPORT RECEIVED OF ANY DEAD, INJURED OR MISSING PERSONS.