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02 Dec 1987 description

UNDRO 87/2550

INDONESIA - EARTHQUAKE
INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
02 DECEMBER 1987

SITUATION

1. ON MORNING OF 26 NOVEMBER, AN EARTHQUAKE (MAGNITUDE 5.8 RICHTER) HIT SOUTH PANTAR ISLAND IN EASTERN INDONESIA AND CAUSED LANDSLIDE WHICH CUT ACCESS/ESCAPE ROUTES FROM VILLAGES TO THE SEA.

01 Dec 1987 description

In FY 1987, OFDA administered almost $30 million in assistance, which directly affected millions of people around the world. Of this, $25.7 million was allocated for emergency relief in response to 54 disasters and $4.15 million was obligated for various preparedness, mitigation, and early warning projects. It is extremely gratifying to see our contributions go toward saving lives, assisting survivors, and helping countries become better prepared for disasters. We are pleased to share this annual report with you.

30 Nov 1987 description


UNDRO 87/2524

VIETNAM - TYPHOON MAURY
UNDRO INFO REPORT NO. 1
- 30 NOVEMBER 1987 -

1. HEAVY RAINFALL ON 18/19 NOVEMBER 1987 HAS CAUSED SERIOUS
FLOODS IN NGHIA BINH PROVINCE. REPORTS INDICATE RICE AND OTHER
CROPS UNDER WATER AND HEAVY DAMAGE TO IRRIGATION PROJECTS.

2. GOVERNMENT HAS ALREADY SENT ASSISTANCE AS WELL AS PERSONNEL
TO EVALUATE SITUATION.

3. UNDRO HAS NOT RECEIVED OFFICIAL REQUEST FROM GOVT TO LAUNCH
APPEAL FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE.

= ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA 28148 +

28 Nov 1987 description


UNDRO 87/2521

PHILIPPINES - TYPHOON SISANG
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
28 NOVEMBER 1987

1. GENERAL

TYPHOON SISANG CODENAME NINA WITH A STRENGTH OF 250 KPH HIT COASTAL CENTRAL PHILIPPINES 25 NVEMBER 1987. THE TYPHOON TOUCHED 19 PROVINCES AND CREATED GREAT DAMAGE TO PROPERTIES, INFRASTRUCTURE, COMMUNICATIONS AND TO THE POPULATION.

2. DAMAMGE


1) CIVIL DEFENCE REPORT FOLLOWING CASUALTIES:


27 Nov 1987 description

UNDRO 87/2516

FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA
TROPICAL STORM NINA - UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
27 NOVEMBER 1987

SITUATION

1. FOLLOWING AN OFFICIAL REQUEST TO UNDRO FOR AN INTERNATIONAL APPEAL TO BE LAUNCHED THE UNDRO/UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE HAS REPORTED THAT:

2. DURING THE EARLY HOURS OF THE 21ST NOVEMBER, TRUK WAS DEVASTATED BY TROPICAL STORM NINA WITH WINDS EXEEDING 80 KNOTS. MOEN ISLAND, TRUK STATE CENTRE IS WITHOUT ELECTRICITY AND WATER AND ONLY 2 TELEPHONE LINES ARE PRESENTLY WORKING.

04 Nov 1987 description

UNDRO 87/2357

INDONESIA - FLOODS
INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
4 NOVEMBER 1987

SITUATION

1. HEAVY MONSOON RAINS HAVE CAUSED FLOODS AND LANDSLIDES IN ACEH PROVINCE, NORTHERN SUMATRA.

2. OFFICIAL REPORTS INDICATE SERIOUS LOSSES IN CROPS, UNHUSKED RICE AND LIVESTOCK. DAMAGES ARE REPORTED AS FOLLOWS: IMPORTANT ROAD CUT IN CENTRAL PROVINCE, MANY HOUSES EITHER DESTROYED OR SERIOUSLY DAMAGED, 4 PERSONS KILLED BY LANDSLIDES AND SEVERAL THOUSAND PERSONS EVACUATED.

3. SO FAR UNDRO HAS NOT RECEIVED OFFICIAL REQUEST FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE.

03 Nov 1987 description


UNDRO 87/2352

JAMAICA FLOODS
INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
3 NOVEMBER 1987

17 Oct 1987 description


UNDRO 87/2230

LESOTHO - SNOWSTORMS
UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
17 OCTOBER 1987

SITUATION

1. UNSEASONAL SNOWFALLS WITH PEAK UP TO 2 METERS CAUSED DISASTER IN MOUNTAIN AREAS. IN PARTICULAR DISTRICTS OF MOKHOTLONG, HACHASNEK AND THAKA-TSEKA AFFECTED.

09 Oct 1987 description


UNDRO 87/2174

ST VINCENT - HURRICANE
UNDRO SITREP NO. 1
9 OCTOBER 1987

SITUATION:

1. TROPICAL STORM 'EMILY' STRUCK ST VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES ON MONDAY 21 SEPTEMBER 1987 LEAVING SOME 200 FAMILIES HOMELESS. FLOODS CAUSED INTERRUPTION OF ELECTRIC POWER IN SOME AREAS AND HEAVY DAMAGE TO ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. AGRICULTURAL SECTOR ALSO SERIOUSLY AFFECTED WITH A 40 PERCENT DAMAGE TO BANANA PRODUCTION, WHICH IS MAIN SOURCE OF INCOME IN COUNTRY. MORE DETAILS BELOW.

RELIEF CO-ORDINATION

04 Oct 1987 description


UNDRO 87/2121

GUATEMALA - FLOODS
SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
4 OCTOBER 1987

SITUATION

1. ACCORDING TO PRELIMINARY REPORTS, AT LEAST 45 PEOPLE DIED, OVER 100 MISSING FOLLOWING SUDDEN FLOODS IN HUEHUETENANGO DEPART MENT 150 MILES (260 KM) WEST OF GUATEMALA CITY.

2. TORRENT OF WATER AND MUD AFTER COLLAPSE OF HILL DUE TO HEAVY RAINS WENT INTO RIVERS EL INGERTO AND VALPARAISO WHICH OVERFLOWED, SWEEPING AWAY HOUSES AND BRIDGES AND DAMAGING INFRASTRUCTURE AND CROPS.

29 Sep 1987 description


UNDRO 87/2090
COLOMBIA - LANDSLIDE
INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
29 SEPTEMBER 1987

SITUATION

1. AFTER SEVERAL DAYS HEAVY RAIN, A LANDSLIDE OCCURED IN 'VILLATINA' SUBURB OF MEDELLIN AT 1230 HOURS LOCAL TIME SUNDAY 27 SEPTEMBER 1987. MEDELLIN IS LOCATED 350 KM NORTHWEST BOGOTA.

2. 142 PERSONS REPORTED DEAD, APPROXIMATELY 4,000 AFFECTED, 1,500 ALREADY EVACUATED, WHILE 500 MORE STILL NEED TO BE MOVED. 125 PERSONS RECEIVING ASSISTANCE IN HEALTH CENTRES WHILE 300 HAVE BEEN PLACED TEMPORARLY IN HOSTELS.

24 Sep 1987 description

UNDRO 87/2063
ECUADOR - EARTHQUAKES
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

24 Sep 1987 description

UNDRO 87/2071
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - HURRICANE EMILY
INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

10 Sep 1987 description

UNDRO 87/1957

VENEZUELA - FLOODS
UNDRO INFORMATON REPORT NO. 1
10 SEPTEMBER 1987

1. THE UNDRO/UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE HAS REPORTED ON THE SERIOUS AND DEVASTATING FLOODS CAUSED BY TORRENTIAL RAINS ON SUNDAY 6 SEPT WHICH AFFECTED THE STATES OF ARAGUA AND MIRANDA.

02 Sep 1987 description


UNDRO 87/1912

VIETNAM - TYPHOON -
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
2 SEPT 1987

1. UNDRO RESREP REPORTED THAT ON 16 AUG 87 TYPHOON BETTY STRUCK
PROVINCES BINH TRI THIEN AND NGHE TINH CAUSING LOSS OF LIVES,
DAMAGE TO INFRASTRUCTURE AND AGRICULTURE AND PROVIDED FOLLOWING
ESTIMATED FIGURES RE TOTAL OVERALL DAMAGE:

- 9 DEAD, 241 INJURED.

- 14,583 HOUSES COLLAPSED, 165,505 WITHOUT ROOF. 277 STOREHOUSES,
3,041 CLASSROOMS, 152 HOSPITALS AND CLINICS DAMAGED.

- NUMEROUS SECTIONS DYKES, BRIDGES AND SLUICES DAMAGED OR
DESTROYED.

28 Aug 1987 description

UNDRO 87/1879
CHINA - STORMS/MUD ROCK FLOW
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

14 Aug 1987 description

UNDRO 87/1799

PHILIPPINES - TYPHOON BETTY
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO 1
14 AUGUST 1987

SITUATION

1. ON 13 AUGUST TYPHOON BETTY SLAMMED ACROSS THE PHILIPPINES CAUSING HEAVY DAMAGE AND CASUALTIES IN SEVERAL REGIONS: BATANGAS, LAGUNA, BICOL, MINDORO, CAVITE AND LUZON.

2. LATEST INFORMATION PROVIDED BY UNDRO/UNDP REPRESENTATIVE:

  • 9 DEAD
  • 2 INJURED
  • 6 MISSING
  • MORE THAN 3,000 FAMILIES AFFECTED
  • MORE THAN 600 PERSONS HOMELESS
  • 343 HOUSES TOTALLY DESTROYED
  • 407 HOUSES DAMAGED
14 Aug 1987 description

UNDRO 87/1800
NEPAL - FLOODS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO.1

11 Aug 1987 description

UNDRO 87/1769
CHILE - EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

29 Jul 1987 description

UNDRO 87/1658

REPUBLIC OF KOREA - TYPHOON THELMA/FLOODS - LANDSLIDES
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
29 JULY 1987

1. SINCE 16 JULY, TWO DEVASTATING CATASTROPHES HAVE HIT THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA, NAMELY TYPHOON THELMA, AND THE HEAVY STORMS RESULTING IN FLOODS AND LANDSLIDES.