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Papua New Guinea:Landslide:2003/08/01
Duration 2003/08/01 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.
Country or District Papua New Guinea Name Landslide
Headline(Source, Date) Personal Injury Material Damage Others OCHA Situation Report No.1 2003/08/09 Affected: more than 600 people
(mainly in the villages of Kuluan, Kanamaradan, and Mesi)
- OCHA Situation Report No.1 2003/08/09
There were no deaths or injuries, but extensive damage has been caused to local food gardens and cash crops.
Geographycal Data Information
- ReliefWeb Map 2003/08/11
Emergency Relief Information
Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center