Overall Green alert Flood
in Papua New Guinea

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This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100713
Death: 15
Displaced: -
Countries: Papua New Guinea
From - To 28 Dec - 02 Jan


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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, December 2020At least 15 people are feared dead after a landslide in Goilala District in a remote area of Central Province, Papua New Guinea on 28 December 2020. Robert Agarobe, Governor for Central Province, visited the area on 31 December. He said the landslide buried the homes set up in an alluvial gold mining camp. As of 31 December, 8 bodies had been recovered. The search for those still missing is continuing, although the recovery effort has been hampered by heavy rains, which are thought to have triggered the landslide. It is thought heavy rainfall in the area caused the landslide.Mon 28 Dec 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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