Details of Disaster Information

Yemen : Flood : 1999/12
GLIDE: FL-1999-000548-YEM  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 1999/12
Name Flood
Outline The Socotra Archipelago, southern Yemen, in the Indian Ocean, has suffered massive floods caused by successive periods of torrential rainfall since the evening of 4 December 1999.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No. 1 1999/12/10
Local residents have been left homeless.
Around 400 homes have been destroyed.There was substantial loss of livestock.

Related Links
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 1 1999/12/10
    The Government of Yemen has not issued an official appeal for international assistance but requested OCHA's/ UNDP's immediate intervention to address the emergency needs of medicines, blankets and foodstuffs in the aftermath of the massive floods.