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Papua New Guinea : Land Slide : 2003/08/01
GLIDE: SL-2003-000386-PNG  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2003/08/01
Papua New Guinea
Name Land Slide
Outline Heavy rain in late July caused extensive flooding in the 5 villages of Wards 17 and 18 of the Konos Local Level Government in New Ireland Province. On Friday, 1 August, landslides caused by the flood blocked sections of the only road into the area. The floods also washed away 10 traditional houses, 1 church, and 1 bridge on the road.
The landslides and floods affected more than 600 people.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.1 2003/08/09
Affected: more than 600 people
(mainly in the villages of Kuluan, Kanamaradan, and Mesi)

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