Details of Disaster Information


Papua New Guinea : Flood : 2005/08/23
GLIDE: FL-2005-000138-PNG  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2005/08/23
Country
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District
Papua New Guinea
Name Flood
Outline Heavy flooding in the Papua New Guinean province of Bouganville has left more than 1,300 people in urgent need of clean water, food and medical supplies. The floods have affected more than 13,000 people across the island.One death has been reported to date


Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2005/08/23
    The village in Vito in Central Bougainville is virtually destroyed; several other villages in Southern Bougainville have been severely impacted with heavy crop damage around rivers. One death has been reported to date.
  • ABC ONLINE 2005/08/23
    Flooding hits thousands in Bouganville