Details of Disaster Information


Papua New Guinea : Floods : 2007/11/18
GLIDE: FL-2007-000209-PNG  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2007/11/18
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District
Papua New Guinea
Name Floods
Outline The PNG National Disaster Centre reports that as of 25 November, 163 people were killed, 13,000 displaced and upwards of 1,000 homes destroyed, but the numbers are expected to rise as access to remote areas improves. Some 145,000 people have been affected by the flooding in Oro Province alone, according to the centre.

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  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2007/11/25
    The PNG National Disaster Centre reports that 163 people were killed, 13,000 displaced and upwards of 1,000 homes destroyed, but the numbers are expected to rise as access to remote areas improves. Some 145,000 people have been affected by the flooding in Oro Province alone, according to the centre.
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2007/11/21
    More than 150 people have been confirmed dead in devastating floods that hit eastern Papua New Guinea after a cyclone, a report said on 21 November, 2007.
    Disaster and emergency officials in Oro province have said the death toll had risen to 153, with around 1,000 people displaced, The National newspaper reported.
  • BBC news 2007/11/20
    At least 70 people have died and 50 are missing after torrential rain caused mass flooding in Papua New Guinea, reports from the Pacific nation say.
  • Reuters AlerNet 2007/11/18
    Floods kill 17 in Papua New Guinea - police