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Papua New Guinea: Flood: 2015/03/03 Country Information on DRR

Period 2015/03/03
Country or District Papua New Guinea
Event Type Flood
Outline Heavy rainfall on 3 March 2015 caused river overflows in the provinces of Western Highlands, Central Highlands, Southern Highlands and Jiwaka, Papua New Guinea. About 100,000 people were affected by the rainfall and floods.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA 2015/03/09
As of 4 March 2015, local authorities and local media report six people killed in the village of Polga in Jiwaka province, while a number of houses were destroyed throughout the affected area.