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Papua New Guinea: Flood: 2008/12/12 Country Information on DRR

Period 2008/12/12
Country or District Papua New Guinea
Event Type Flood
Outline Tens of thousands of people along the northern coast of Papua New Guinea (PNG) have been displaced by flooding caused by abnormally high tides in recent days. Houses have been flooded and vegetable gardens destroyed.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/12/16
According to the Papua New Guinea Red Cross, at least 75,300 people are displaced.

IRIN Asia 2008/12/12
PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Tens of thousands displaced by coastal flooding

Geographycal Data

OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/12/16
Pacific Islands: Floods as of 13 December 2008