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08 Jan 2014 description

An act to provide for the organisation and management which is necessary to ensure mitigation of  preparedness for, response to and recovery from disaster in Kiribati  

29 Dec 1993 description

DHA-GENEVA 93/0540

SRI LANKA - FLOODS
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
29 DECEMBER 1993

1. SINCE MID-DECEMBER HEAVY RAINS HAVE BEEN HITTING COUNTRY, CAUSING EXTENSIVE FLOODING IN NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEASTERN SRI LANKA.

28 Dec 1993 description


DHA/GENEVA 93/0537

PHILIPPINES - TYPHOON NELL
DHA/GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
28 DECEMBER 1993

SITUATION

1. TYPHOON 'PURING' - INTERNATIONAL CODE NAME 'NELL' HIT THE PHILIPPINES ON 26 DECEMBER 1993 CARRYING HEAVY RAINS WITH CENTER WINDS OF 120 KM PER HOUR. TYPHOON

25 Dec 1993 description

DHA-GENEVA 93/0535
MALAYSIA - FLOODS
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

16 Dec 1993 description

DHA-GENEVA 93/0520


VIETNAM - TYPHOON 'LOLA'

DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

16 DECEMBER 1993

SITUATION
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1.TYPHOON 'LOLA' HIT COASTAL AREAS IN VIETNAM ON THE EVENING OF 8
DECEMBER 1993. THE CENTER OF THE TYPHOON PASSED OVER THE AREA OF
NINH HAI, CAM RANH DISTRICT, KHANH HOA PROVINCE. MAXIMUM WIND
SPEED REACHED 115 KM/H WITH GUSTS UP TO 130 KM/H.

2.HEAVY RAINS AND FLOODING OCCURRED IN KHANH HOA, BINH THUAN,
NINH THUAN, AND LAM DONG PROVINCES. GOVERNMENT STATISTICS ON

13 Dec 1993 description


DHA-GENEVA 93/0509
COSTA RICA - FLOODS
DHA GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
13 DECEMBER 1993

SITUATION

1. DURING THE NIGHT OF THURSDAY, 9 DECEMBER 1993, HEAVY RAINS IN THE CENTRAL VALLEY OF COSTA RICA TOWARDS THE ATLANTIC OCEAN, EXTENDING TO THE COASTLINE, CAUSED WIDESPREAD FLOODING IN THE LOWER DISTRICTS, PROMPTING THE GOVT TO DECLARE STATE OF EMERGENCY.

07 Dec 1993 description


DHA-GENEVA 93/0501

PHILIPPINES - TYPHOON LOLA
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
7 DECEMBER 1993

SITUATION

1. TYPHOON 'MONANG' - INTERNATIONAL CODE NAME 'LOLA' - HIT THE PHILIPPINES ON 6 DECEMBER 1993, CARRYING HEAVY RAINS WITH CENTER WINDS OF 210 KM PER HOUR. THE TYPHOON AFFECTED BICOL PENINSULA ON LUZON'S EASTERN COAST, SPECIFICALLY THE PROVINCES OF CATANDUANES, CAMARINES SUR, CAMARINES NORTE AND ALBAY. THE PROVINCES OF MARINDUQUE, MINDORO ORIENTAL AND QUEZON WERE ALSO AFFECTED.

06 Dec 1993 description


DHA-GENEVA 93/0500

INDIA - CYCLONE
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO.1
6 DECEMBER 1993

SITUATION

1. ON 4 DECEMBER 1993, A SEVERE CYCLONE HIT SOUTHERN INDIA CAUSING EXTENSIVE DAMAGE IN TAMIL NADU AND IN KARAIKAL REGION OF PONDICHERRY. ELECTRICAL AND TELECOMMUNICATION POLES AND HUNDREDS OF TREES UPROOTED, DISRUPTING ROAD AND RAIL TRAFFIC AND COMMUNICATION LINKS. TORRENTIAL RAINS CONTINUE TO LASH THE AFFECTED AREA.

2. AS OF 6 DECEMBER, AT LEAST 54 PEOPLE REPORTED DEAD AND 30,000 HOUSES DAMAGED. SOME 60,000 AFFECTED PEOPLE CAMPING IN PUBLIC SHELTERS.

30 Nov 1993 description

DHA-GENEVA 93/0496



VIETNAM - TYPHOON KYLE

DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO.1
30 NOVEMBER 1993


SITUATION



1. TYPHOON KYLE HIT VIETNAM ON 23/24 NOVEMBER 1993 CAUSING DAMAGES IN PHU YEN, KHANH HOA, BINH DINH AND DAC LAC PROVINCES. OFFICIAL STATISTICS PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING DATA ON IMPACT: 71 PEOPLE KILLED, 59 MISSING, 5,601 HOUSES COLLAPSED/WASHED AWAY, 11,217 HOUSES DAMAGED/INUNDATED, 719 SCHOOLS COLLAPSED/DAMAGED, 214 BRIDGES/CULVERTS DAMAGED, 17,212 HA OF CROPS DAMAGED.

29 Nov 1993 description


DHA-GENEVA 93/0492
CUBA - FLOODS
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO 1
29 NOVEMBER 1993

SITUATION

03 Nov 1993 description


DHA-GENEVA 93/0454

HONDURAS - FLOODS
INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
3 NOVEMBER 1993

1. NORTHERN STATES OF ATLANTIDA AND COLON AFFECTED BY HEAVY RAINS AND ENSUING FLOODS.

2. MORE THAN 70 DEAD AND SOME 10,000 HOMELESS MENTIONED IN UNCONFIRMED REPORTS.

3. GOVT HAS NOT REQUESTED A DHA APPEAL FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE.

= DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS-GENEVA +

DESK OFFICER: E. HAEGGLUND, EXT. 3299
FACSIMILE: +41-22-917-0023
SWITCHBOARD: +41-22-917-1234
DIRECT DIALLING: +41-22-917 + EXTENSION

25 Oct 1993 description

DHA-GENEVA 93/0449

MEXICO - EARTHQUAKE
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
25 OCTOBER 1993

1. ON 24 OCT AT 0752HRS GMT AN EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 6.5 ON RICHTER SCALE OCCURRED IN MEXICO. EPICENTRE NEAR COAST OF STATE OF GUERRERO (300KM SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF MEXICO CITY).

2. NO MAJOR DAMAGE, NOR CASUALTIES INDICATED IN INITIAL REPORTS, WHICH HAVE BEEN CORROBORATED BY SUBSEQUENT DATA FROM DHA RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE IN MEXICO.

DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS - GENEVA +

TELEPHONE NO: +41-22-917-1234

13 Oct 1993 description


DHA-GENEVA 93/0421
PAPUA NEW GUINEA - EARTHQUAKE
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
13 OCTOBER 1993

1. AN EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 7.2 ON THE RICHTER SCALE SHOOK PAPUA NEW GUINEA AT 12:06 PM LOCAL TIME (02:06 UTC) 13 OCTOBER. THE EPICENTER IS ESTIMATED AT LATITUDE 5.8 DEGREES SOUTH, LONGITUDE 145.6 DEGREES EAST, DEPTH NORMAL, 40 KMS NORTH NORTH EAST OF TOWN OF GOROKA, 440 KMS NORTH NORTH WEST OF PORT MORESBY. AN AFTERSHOCK OF 6.6 OCCURRED AT 01:08 PM LOCAL TIME.

06 Oct 1993 description


DHA-GENEVA 93/0409

PHILIPPINES - TYPHOON FLO
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
6 OCTOBER 1993

SITUATION