Solomon Islands : Flood : 2014/04/03
|Country or District||Solomon Islands|
|Outline||Flooding in Solomon Islands has killed at least two people and destroyed around a hundred homes in the capital, Honiara.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
Two weeks after floods impacted Honiara and Guadalcanal Province (GP), over 50,000 people remain affected. There are 22 confirmed fatalities. Initial reports indicate 253 houses destroyed and 30 damaged.
The death toll has been revised down to 21, with two people missing, after figures were re-verified by police.
Death toll rises to 23 in Solomons floods
There are a total of 19 confirmed deaths and an estimated 52,000 people affected across the Solomon Islands (population 515,870).
The Solomon Islands\' government says at least 16 people have died in flash flooding that has left thousands homeless in the capital, Honiara.
As many as 10,000 people have spent the night in temporary evacuation centres in Honiara with floodwaters inundating much of the city.
Geographycal Data Information
Solomon Islands: Honiara Flood (as of 5 April 2014)
Estimated Rainfall Accumulation from 2 to 5 April over Solomon Islands
4 April 2014: Pacific Severe weather & Solomon Islands - Floods
Water Level Situation in Gold Ridge Dam, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands (17 April 2014)
International Charter 2014/04/05
Floods in the Solomon Islands
Damage Assessment Along Matanikau River, Honiara, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands (14 April 2014)
Flood Affected Areas Along Matanikau River, Honiara, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands (as of 8 April 2014)