|Papua New Guinea : Land Slide : 2003/08/01|
|Papua New Guinea|
|Outline||Heavy rain in late July caused extensive flooding in the 5 villages of Wards 17 and 18 of the Konos Local Level Government in New Ireland Province. On Friday, 1 August, landslides caused by the flood blocked sections of the only road into the area. The floods also washed away 10 traditional houses, 1 church, and 1 bridge on the road.
The landslides and floods affected more than 600 people.
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
|OCHA Situation Report No.1 2003/08/09|
|Affected: more than 600 people
(mainly in the villages of Kuluan, Kanamaradan, and Mesi)
|Geographycal Data Information|