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Micronesia, Federated States Of : Typhoon : 2004/04/10
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Duration 2004/04/10
Country
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District
Micronesia, Federated States Of
Name Typhoon
Outline Nearly all the buildings on Yap atoll in Micronesia have been badly damaged or destroyed in a fierce typhoon, Sudal, which hit last week.
One person died in the typhoon and the homes of more than 1,500 people have been badly damaged.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No. 2 2004/05/05
Dead-none;
missing - none;
homeless 1,000.
One hotel destroyed, two suffered damage of the five hotels on Yap. A sports complex was extensively damaged. Most schools are not functional for their normal purpose.

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 2
    8 people required hospital treatment, approximately 1,000 people were estimated to be homeless.
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2004/04/13
    The typhoon damaged more than 90% of public utilities and property including the State Hospital, and either damaged or destroyed more than 90% of private houses, leaving 80% of the villages without clean drinking water and power and forcing more than 900 people in shelters.
  • OCHA Relief Web document by AFP
    Micronesia's Yap atoll severely damaged by Typhoon Sudal