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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.

28 Jul 1987 description

UNDRO 87/1651

IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC - FLOODS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
28 JULY 1987

1. UNUSUALLY HEAVY RAINS IN THE HILLS AFFECTED NORTHERN TEHERAN ON 26 JULY CAUSING FLASH FLOODS RESULTING IN SUBSTANTIAL LOSS OF LIFE AND EXTENSIVE PROPERTY DAMAGE. OFFICIAL REPORTS SUGGEST DOZENS OF PEOPLE OVERWHELMED BY THE FLOODS OR BURIED UNDER SOIL DEPOSITS. MANY HOUSES AND SHOPS DAMAGED AND CARS SWEPT AWAY.

16 Jul 1987 description


UNDRO 87/1580

HAITI - INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
TORRENTIAL RAINS
16 JULY 1987

SITUATION

1. ON FRIDAY 10 JULY 87 TORRENTIAL RAINS HIT PORT-AU-PRINCE AND SURROUNDING AREAS CAUSING IMPORTANT DAMAGE IN SOME SECTORS OF CAPITAL. PROVISIONAL EVALUATION INDICATES:

- 10 OR MORE PEOPLE KILLED
- SEVERAL HUNDRED PEOPLE INJURED
- SEVERAL HUNDRED WITHOUT SHELTER HAVING LOST THEIR BELONGINGS
- SEVERAL HUNDRED SMALL HOUSES DESTROYED. VICTIMS HAVE TO BE EVACUATED TO TEMPORARY SHELTERS
- SOME BRIDGES DESTROYED AND ROAD SYSTEM DAMAGED

15 Jul 1987 description


UNDRO 87/1579
CHILE - FLOODS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
15 JULY 1987

SITUATION

1. FOLLOWING HEAVY RAINS SINCE 11 JULY, WHICH ARE STILL CONTINUING, FLOODS ARE OCCURRING IN A 1,000 KM LONG AREA BETWEEN REGION OF SANTIAGO AND PUERTO MONTT. 7 DEATHS, 10,000 PEOPLE REPORTED AFFECTED SO FAR.

NATIONAL RESPONSE

2. NATIONAL EMERGENCY OFFICE (ONEMI) PROVIDING RELIEF.

3. NO GOVERNMENT REQUEST FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE HAS BEEN RECEIVED.

ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA 28148

DPR 310 CHI 87(1)

07 Jul 1987 description

UNDRO 87/1518
COLOMBIA - FLOODS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

19 Jun 1987 description


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.

10 Jun 1987 description


UNDRO 87/1279
BANGLADESH - CYCLONIC STORM/TIDAL SURGE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
10 JUNE 1987

1. ON 5 JUNE MIDNIGHT A DEEP DEPRESSION (PREVIOUSLY FORMED IN BAY OF BENGAL) CROSSED HATIYA, SWANDWIP, PATUAKHALI, BHOLA REGION AS A CYCLONIC STORM ACCOMPANIED BY TIDAL WAVE UP TO 6 FEET ABOVE NORMAL AND INUNDATED LOW-LYING ISLANDS.

2. HEAVY RAINS IN ENTIRE SOUTHERN REGION CAUSED FLASH FLOODS IN A FEW AREAS.

26 May 1987 description

UNDRO 87/1145
CHINA - FLOODS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1