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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

01 Oct 1993 description


DHA-GENEVA 93/0396

MEXICO - TROPICAL STORM GERT AND FLOODS
DHA-GENEVA SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
1 OCTOBER 1993

SITUATION

1. DUE TO HEAVY RAINFALL FOLLOWING HURRICANE GERT (WHICH HIT EASTERN MEXICO 21 SEPTEMBER) PANUCO RIVER BASIN WAS FLOODED. ON 28 AND 29 SEPTEMBER, WATER LEVEL OF PANUCO RIVER ROSE TO AN EXTRAORDINARY LEVEL AND OVERFLOWED, INUNDATING APPROX. 200,000 HECTARES AND AGGRAVATING SITUATION.

30 Sep 1993 description


DHA-GENEVA 93/0391

INDIA - EARTHQUAKE
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
30 SEPTEMBER 1993

1. ON 29 SEPTEMBER AT 22.25 GMT AN EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 6.4 ON RICHTER SCALE STRUCK THE STATE OF MAHARASTRA, SW INDIA, NEAR TOWN OF SHOLAPUR. TREMORS WERE FELT IN WHOLE AREA BETWEEN BOMBAY AND HYDERABAD.

2. INITIAL ESTIMATES OF CASUALTIES WERE 400 BUT LATER MEDIA REPORTS MENTION OVER 4,000, MAINLY IN CITY OF KHILARI, 450 KM EAST OF BOMBAY. DEATH TOLL EXPECTED TO RISE CONSIDERABLY.

3. DETAILS REGARDING FURTHER DAMAGE, BELIEVED EXTENSIVE, ARE EXPECTED SOON.

13 Sep 1993 description

The Government of the State of Israel and the PLO team (in the Jordanian-Palestinian delegation to the Middle East Peace Conference) (the "Palestinian Delegation"), representing the Palestinian people, agree that it is time to put an end to decades of confrontation and conflict, recognize their mutual legitimate and political rights, and strive to live in peaceful coexistence and mutual dignity and security and achieve a just, lasting and comprehensive peace settlement and historic reconciliation through the agreed political process.

08 Sep 1993 description

93/0364

URUGUAY - STORM
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
8 SEPTEMBER 1993

1. THIS YEAR, DUE TO ATMOSPHERIC ALTERATIONS FORM THE PACIFIC IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE HIGH-PRESSURE SYSTEM FROM ARGENTINA, THE QUOTE TEMPORAL DE SANTA ROSA UNQUOTE (A SEASONAL PHENOMENON AT AROUND END OF AUGUST) RESULTED IN UNUSUALLY HEAVY STORMS WITH 100 KM/HOURS WINDS, RAINS AND HAILSTORMS AFFECTING THE WHOLE COUNTRY, ESPECIALLY THE DEPARTMENT OF RIO NEGRO.

02 Sep 1993 description


DHA-GENEVA 93/0344

HONDURAS - FLOODS
DHA-GENEVA SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
2 SEPTEMBER 1993

SITUATION

1. DUE TO CONTINUOUS HEAVY RAINFALL FOLLOWING TROPICAL STORM BRET, MOSQUITIA REGION IN NORTHEAST HONDURAS IS SUFFERING FROM SEVERE FLOODING.

2. MOSQUITIA REGION COVERS 20,300 KM2, INCLUDING CONTINENTAL LAND, EXTENSIVE LAGOON SYSTEMS AND CANALS. TOTAL POPULATION IS APPROXIMATELY 52,000. LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE (ROADS, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, PUBLIC HEALTH, WATER SANITATION, HOUSING AND EDUCATION FACILITIES) IS POOREST IN THE COUNTRY.

IMPACT

31 Aug 1993 description


DHA-GENEVA 93/0340
CHINA - DAM BURST
DHA-GENEVA SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
31 AUGUST 1993

SITUATION/IMPACT

1. TODAY, GOVT OF CHINA REPORTS THAT AT 23:20 HOURS ON FRIDAY, 27 AUG 93, DAM BURST AT GOUHOU RESERVOIR IN GONGHE COUNTY OF HAINAN TIBET AUTONOMOUS PREFECTURE, QINGHAI PROVINCE. PRELIMINARY STATISTICS: 242 PERSONS DEAD, 330 INJURED, 2,932 HOUSES COLLAPSED AND 90 HA. FARMLAND INUNDATED. PROPERTY LOSS IS UP TO USD 22.7 MILLION.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL RESPONSE

26 Aug 1993 description

DHA-GENEVA 93/0337

PHILIPPINES - FLOODS
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
26 AUGUST 1993

SITUATION

1. DUE TO THE EFFECTS OF TROPICAL STORM 'RUBING' DURING LAST DAYS, FLOODS AND MUDFLOWS HAVE OCCURRED NEAR MOUNT PINATUBO IN NORTHERN PHILIPPINES. MOST AFFECTED REGIONS ARE METRO MANILA, REGION I AND REGION III WHERE A TOTAL OF 200 FAMILIES (9,828 PERSONS) HAD TO BE MOVED TO 27 EVACUATION CENTRES.

IMPACT

2. LATEST DAMAGE REPORT FROM NATIONAL DISASTER COORDINATING COUNCIL (NDCC) INDICATES:

18 Aug 1993 description


DHA-GENEVA 93/0324

TROPICAL STORM BRET - NICARAGUA
DHA-GENEVA SITUATION REPORT NO 1
18 AUGUST 1993

SITUATION

1. AREAS OF THE ATLANTIC COAST OF NICARAGUA SUFFERED SEVERE FLOODING FOLLOWING THE PASSAGE OF TROPICAL STORM BRET ON 10 AUGUST 1993.

IMPACT

17 Aug 1993 description


DHA-GENEVA 93/0322
BELARUS - FLOODS
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO.1
17 AUGUST 1993

1. IN THE THIRD QUARTER OF JULY 1993, BELARUS RECEIVED ABOUT THREE TIMES THE AVERAGE MONTHLY RATE OF RAINFALL, RESULTING IN SEVERE FLOODS. MOST AFFECTED ARE STOLIN, LUNINETS, AND PINSK DISTRICTS IN BREST REGION AND PETRIKOV, ZHITKOVICHI, AND LELTCHITSY DISTRICTS OF GOMEL REGION.

12 Aug 1993 description


DHA-GENEVA 93/0318

REPUBLIC OF GUINEA - FLOODS
DHA-GENEVA SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
12 AUGUST 1993

SITUATION AND IMPACT

1. TORRENTIAL RAINS DURING LAST TWO WEEKS OF JULY CAUSED HEAVY FLOODING IN AREA OF GUECKEDOU IN SW GUINEA AND SURROUNDING REGIONS, CAUSING ENORMOUS DAMAGE. THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ARE HOMELESS AND WITHOUT MEANS OF SUBSISTENCE.

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL RESPONSE