|Country or District||Yemen|
|Outline||The Socotra Archipelago, southern Yemen, in the Indian Ocean, has suffered massive floods caused by successive periods of torrential rainfall since the evening of 4 December 1999.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
|OCHA Situation Report No. 1 1999/12/10|
|Local residents have been left homeless.
||Around 400 homes have been destroyed.There was substantial loss of livestock.|
OCHA Situation Report No. 1 1999/12/10
The Government of Yemen has not issued an official appeal for international assistance but requested OCHA's/ UNDP's immediate intervention to address the emergency needs of medicines, blankets and foodstuffs in the aftermath of the massive floods.