Details of Disaster Information


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

Duration 1999/12
Country
   or
District
Yemen
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.

Summary
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
Report/Articles
  • 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.