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Papua New Guinea: Flood: 2005/08/23 Country Information on DRR

Period 2005/08/23
Country or District Papua New Guinea
Event Type Flood
Outline Heavy flooding in the Papua New Guinean province of Bouganville has left more than 1,300 people in urgent need of clean water, food and medical supplies. The floods have affected more than 13,000 people across the island.One death has been reported to date
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2005/08/23
The village in Vito in Central Bougainville is virtually destroyed; several other villages in Southern Bougainville have been severely impacted with heavy crop damage around rivers. One death has been reported to date.

ABC ONLINE 2005/08/23
Flooding hits thousands in Bouganville