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31 Dec 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1918
EGYPT - FLOODS DUE TO CANAL COLLAPSE
SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
31 DECEMBER 1991

1. FOLLOWING COLLAPSE OF MAIN IRRIGATION CANAL AT NOUBARIAH, NEAR ALEXANDRIA, EARLY DECEMBER, FLOODS OCCURRED IN NEARBY VILLAGES AFFECTING SEVERAL THOUSAND PEOPLE AND CAUSING DESTRUCTION OF HOUSES. REASON FOR COLLAPSE IS YET DETERMINED.

2. LOCAL AUTHORITIES MOVED HOMELESS TO TEMPORARY SHELTER AND ATTENDING TO THEIR IMMEDIATE NEEDS.

17 Dec 1991 description

UNDRO 91/1871

IRAN - FLOODS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
17 DECEMBER 1991

SITUATION

1. HEAVY UNPRECEDENTED RAINFALL THROUGHOUT IRAN CAUSED EXTENSIVE DAMAGED IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

- KHORAM ABAD (LURISTAN PROVINCE) 31 VILLAGES CUT OFF, ROADS AND BRIDGES WASHED OFF, 200 HA AGRICULTURAL LAND DAMAGED

- GACHSARAN (KHUZISTAN PROVINCE) ROADS AND BRIDGES WASHED OUT. EXTENSIVE MATERIAL DAMAGE.

- SHAHREZA (ESFAHAN PROVINCE) 13 VILLAGES CUT OFF, 500 HOUSES DAMAGED.

09 Dec 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1841

SAMOA
CYCLONES VAL AND WASA
INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
9 DECEMBER 1991

SITUATION

1. UNDP/UNDRO RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE IN APIA, SAMOA, AS WELL AS CHIEF OF UNDRO SOUTH PACIFIC PROGRAMME OFFICE IN SUVA, FIJI, AND AUSTRALIAN OVERSEAS DISASTER RESPONSE ORGANIZATION (AODRO) HAVE REPORTED TWO CYCLONES MOVING IN TANDEM THROUGH CENTRAL SOUTH PACIFIC OVER WEEKEND 7/8 DECEMBER.

06 Dec 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1826
MARSHALL ISLANDS - TYPHOON ZELDA
SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
6 DECEMBER 1991

SITUATION

1. ON 28 NOV 91 TYPHOON ZELDA (AVERAGE WINDFORCE OF 75-100 MPH) CAUSED DAMAGE IN REPUBLIC OF MARSHALL ISLANDS. ISLANDS HIT ARE KWAJALEIN, MAJURO, LAE, UJAE, WOTHO AND ENIWETOK.

2. REPORTS INDICATE FOLLOWING AFFECTED POPULATION AND DAMAGE:

03 Dec 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1815

ROMANIA
EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
3 DECEMBER 1991

1. CLOSE TO 09.00HRS GMT ON MONDAY 2 DECEMBER 1991, AN EARTHQUAKE (5.7 ON RICHTER SCALE) AFFECTED AREA NEXT TO TOWN OF TIMISOARA IN WESTERN ROMANIA.

2. TENTATIVE INFORMATION INDICATES NO DEAD, FIVE INJURED, MORE THAN 1,500 HOMELESS, DAMAGE TO HOUSING.

3. UNDP/UNDRO RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE MONITORING SITUATION.

= ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA +

UNDRO TELEPHONE NO: +41-22-731.02.11
UNDRO EMERGENCY TEL.NO. (OUTSIDE WORKING HOURS):
+41-22-733.20.10

03 Dec 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1816

ROUMANIE
TREMBLEMENT DE TERRE
RAPPORT D'INFORMATION DE L'UNDRO NO. 1
3 DECEMBRE 1991

1. LE LUNDI 2 DECEMBRE 91 VERS 09H00 GMT, UN TREMBLEMENT DE TERRE (5.7 SUR ECHELLE RICHTER) A TOUCHE LES ENVIRONS DE LA VILLE TIMISOARA DANS L'OUEST DE LA ROUMANIE.

2. SELON INFORMATIONS INITIALES: AUCUN MORT, CINQ PERSONNES BLESSEES, PLUS DE 1,500 SANS ABRI, MAISONS ENDOMMAGEES.

3. REPRESENTANT RESIDENT DU PNUD ET DE L'UNDRO VERIFIE DEVELOPPEMENT SITUATION.

= ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVE +

NO. DE TELEPHONE UNDRO: +41-22-731.02.11

22 Nov 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1762

YEMEN - EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
23 NOVEMBER 1991

1. EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 4.0 ON RICHTER SCALE OCCURRED 140 KM
SOUTH OF SANA'A ON 22 NOVEMBER AT 03:40 HRS LOCAL TIME. AREA
AFFECTED IS AL-UDAYN DISTRICT IN EBB PROVINCE. MOST DAMAGE TOOK
PLACE IN JABAL BAHR AND BANI ZAHIR VILLAGES.

2. PRELIMINARY REPORTS INDICATE 10 PEOPLE KILLED AND 39 INJURED,
17 HOUSES DESTROYED AND 87 PARTIALLY COLLAPSED.

3. UNDP/UNDRO REPRESENTATIVE IN SANA'A REVIEWING SITUATION WITH

20 Nov 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1744
COLOMBIA - EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
20 NOVEMBER 1991

1. EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 6.8 ON RICHTER SCALE OCCURRED OFF WEST COAST OF COLOMBIA ABOUT 180 KM FROM CALI ON 19 NOVEMBER 1991 AT 22.28 HRS GMT (16.28 HRS LOCAL TIME).

2. EARTHQUAKE WIDELY FELT IN WESTERN COLOMBIA. AT THIS STAGE, DAMAGE TO HOUSING REPORTED IN PACIFIC PORT OF BUENAVENTURA AND CALI. TELEPHONE AND ELECTRICITY CUT IN PEREIRA.

3. UNDP/UNDRO REPRESENTATIVE IN BOGOTA REVIEWING SITUATION AND FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE PROVIDED.

13 Nov 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1716

PHILIPPINES - EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
13 NOVEMBER 1991

1. EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 6.3 ON RICHTER SCALE HIT OFF MINDANAO ISLAND IN SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES ON 13 NOVEMBER AT 7.12 HRS LOCAL TIME (11.12 HRS GMT). PRELIMINARY POSITION IS LATITUDE 8.9 DEGREES N LONGITUDE 126,6 DEGREES E APPROXIMATELY 28 KM NORTHEAST BUTUAN CITY AND 790 KM SOUTHEAST MANILA.

2. AT PRESENT NO INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE DAMAGE AVAILABLE. UNDRO DELEGATES IN MANILA MONITORING SITUATION AND WILL REVERT.

= ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA 414242 +

07 Nov 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1686

PHILIPPINES - FLOODS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
7 NOVEMBER 1991

1. HEAVY RAINS CAUSED BY TROPICAL STORM URING WHICH STRUCK CENTRAL PHILIPPINES ON 5 NOVEMBER 1991 RESULTED IN DEVASTATING FLASH FLOODS IN ISLANDS OF NEGROS AND LEYTE.

2. ASSESSMENT OF DAMAGE AND NEEDS BY LOCAL AUTHORITIES IS STILL UNDERWAY. ELECTRICITY AND COMMUNICATIONS NOT OPERATIONAL IN AFFECTED AREAS. INITIAL REPORTS PROVIDED BY CENTRAL OFFICE OF CIVIL DEFENSE (OCD) YIELD FOLLOWING DATA:

01 Nov 1991 description

UNDRO 91/1665

INDONESIA - VOLCANIC ERUPTION
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
1 NOVEMBER 1991

1. MOUNT LOKON VOLCANO IN NORTH SULAWESI FIRST ERUPTED THURSDAY 24 OCTOBER 1991, AT 09:31 HRS LOCAL TIME, FOLLOWED BY SEVERAL WEAKER ERUPTIONS. ERUPTION IS MAGMATIC (FRESH MOLTEN ROCK)
THROWING ASH AND SMOKE UP TO 2,000 METERS HIGH AND GLOWING BLOCKS UP TO 300 METRES DISTANCE FROM CRATER. WEAKER ERUPTIONS STILL CONTINUE TO DATE.

31 Oct 1991 description

From August 23 to September 5, the International Study Team on the Gulf Crisis comprehensively surveyed the impact of the Gulf Crisis on the health and welfare of the Iraqi population.

The Team consisted of eighty-seven researchers drawn from a wide variety of disciplines, including agriculture, electrical engineering, environmental sciences, medicine, economics, child psychology, sociology, and public health.

Team members visited Iraq's thirty largest cities in all eighteen Governorates, including rural areas in every part of the country.

24 Oct 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1627

WEST PACIFIC OCEAN
TYPHOON RUTH
UNDRO ALERT MESSAGE
24 OCTOBER 1991

1. LATEST SATELLITE WEATHER BULLETIN SHOWS THE LOCATION OF A MAJOR TYPHOON NAMED RUTH AT 14.6N (LATITUDE) AND 134.2E (LONGITUDE).

2. CURRENT INTENSITY IS 6.5 ON SCALE OF INTENSITY WITH 1 BEING LOWEST NUMBER AND 8 THE HIGHEST. OVER PAST 24 HOURS INTENSITY HAS RISEN BY 1.5.

3. UNDRO IN CONTACT WITH UNDP/UNDRO RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVES IN CHINA AND PHILIPPINES.

= ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA +

UNDRO TELEPHONE NO: +41-22-731.02.11

21 Oct 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1597

INDIA - EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
21 OCTOBER 1991

1. MAJOR EARTHQUAKE OCCURRED IN INDIA IN MOUNTANIOUS AREA APPROX 250 KM NE NEW DEHLI ON 20 OCTOBER AT 02.53 HRS LOCAL TIME (19 OCT 21.23 HRS GMT). US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY REPORTS PRELIMINARY
MAGNITUDE AND POSITION TO 7.1 ON RICHTER SCALE, LATITUDE 30,8 DEGREES NORTH, LONGITUDE 78,9 DEGREES EAST. NEW DELHI SEISMOLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MEASURED QUAKE AT 6.1 ON RICHTER SCALE.

15 Oct 1991 description

UNDRO 91/1563

SOLOMON ISLANDS - EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
15 OCTOBER 1991

1. US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY REPORTS EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 7,3 ON RICHTER SCALE STRUCK SOLOMON ISLANDS NEAR NORTH COAST OF SANTA ISABEL ISLAND ABOUT 200 KM NORTHWEST HONIARA, GUADALCANAL ON 14 OCTOBER AT 15:58H GMT. PRELIMINARY HYPOCENTER IS LATITUDE 7.7 DEGREES SOUTH, LONGITUDE 159.1 DEGREES EAST.

2. NO IMMEDIATE REPORTS ON DAMAGE OR CASUALTIES AVAILABLE. UNDRO IN CONTACT WITH UNDP/UNDRO LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

26 Sep 1991 description

UNDRO 91/1440


VIET NAM - FLOODS MEKONG
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
26 SEPTEMBER 1991

1. UNDRO/UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS RENEWED SERIOUS
FLOODING IN MEKONG DELTA WHICH STARTED END AUGUST 1991 AND
CONTINUES. FULL EXTENT OF LOSS YET UNKNOWN. NATIONAL COMMITTEE
ON FLOOD AND STORM CONTROL REPORTED 18 SEPTEMBER 1991 INITIAL
LIST OF DAMAGES/LOSSES IN THE SOUTHERN PROVINCES OF AN GIANG,
LONG AN, DONG THAP AND KIEN GIANG.

2. LOSSES AND DAMAGES

25 Sep 1991 description

UNDRO 91/1436
CHINA - MUDSLIDES
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
25 SEPTEMBER 1991

1. MUDSLIDES TRIGGERED BY HEAVY RAINS ARE REPORTED TO HAVE BURIED MORE THAN 200 PEOPLE IN SOUTHWESTERN YUNNAN PROVINCE, CHINA, ON 23 SEPTEMBER.

2. UNDRO IN CONTACT WITH UNDP/UNDRO REPRESENTATIVE IN BEIJING FOR MORE INFORMATION ON EVENT, CONSEQUENCES AND EVENTUAL NEED FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE IN RELIEF EFFORTS.

ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA 414242

DPR 310 CHA

19 Sep 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1419

GUATEMALA - EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
19 SEPTEMBER 1991

1. EARTHQUAKE OF MAGNITUDE 5.3 RICHTER WHICH STRUCK AREA ABOUT 60-100 KMS SOUTHWEST OF GUATEMALA CITY AT 3.48 A.M. LOCAL TIME (9.48 A.M. GMT) ON 18 SEPTEMBER, BEING FOLLOWED BY SEVERAL AFTERSHOCKS.

18 Sep 1991 description

UNDRO 91/1418
BANGLADESH FLOODS
INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

26 Aug 1991 description

UNDRO 91/1334
COSTA RICA - FLOOD EMERGENCY
UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO. 1