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Yemen: Tropical Cyclone: 2018/05/26 Country Information on DRR

Period 2018/05/26
Country or District Yemen
Event Type Tropical Cyclone
Outline Five people were killed and at least 40 missing on the Yemeni island of Socotra on 25 May 2018 as Cyclone Mekunu pummeled the area before making its way to the southern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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UNOCHA 2018/05/27
On 27 May, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies reported that seven people have died and eight are still missing due to the cyclone.

Reuters 2018/05/26
Yemen declared a state of emergency on Thursday, 24 May 2018 for Socotra.

Geographycal Data

DG ECHO 2018/05/28
Oman, Yemen | Tropical Cyclone Mekunu - Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) - DG ECHO Daily Map | 28/05/2018


International Charter 2018/06/02
Cyclone Mekunu in Yemen

UNOSAT 2018/05/27
Tropical Cyclone Mekunu-18, Socotra Island, Yemen: Preliminary and Rapid Analysis of Qalansiyah, Socotra Island, using satellite data acquired on 27 May 2018