Details of Disaster Information

Papua New Guinea : Flood : 2015/03/03
GLIDE: FL-2015-000018-PNG  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2015/03/03
Papua New Guinea
Name Flood
Outline Heavy rainfall on 3 March 2015 caused river overflows in the provinces of Western Highlands, Central Highlands, Southern Highlands and Jiwaka, Papua New Guinea. About 100,000 people were affected by the rainfall and floods.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • OCHA 2015/03/09
    As of 4 March 2015, local authorities and local media report six people killed in the village of Polga in Jiwaka province, while a number of houses were destroyed throughout the affected area.