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Papua New Guinea: Landslide: 2006/01/20 Country Information on DRR

Period 2006/01/20
Country or District Papua New Guinea
Event Type Landslide
Outline A landslide in a remote village in Papua New Guinea has killed up to 13 people, local media and the South Pacific island nation's National Disaster Centre said on Tuesday.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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CNN 2006/01/23
A landslide that sent mud and boulders smashing through a remote village in Papua New Guinea killed eight people and left five more missing and feared dead, an emergency service official said Tuesday.

Reuters AlertNet 2006/01/24
Eric Ani, director of the centre, said the landslide occurred on Friday at Bapa about 270km (170 miles) northwest of the capital Port Moresby after days of torrential rain.