Flood in Dominican Rep.

Heavy rains since early last week in the North and Northwestern part of the country resulted in widespread flooding in the provinces of Puerto Plata and Espaillat. 2 deaths were reported, 4,565 people were evacuated and 913 homes were damaged in the communities of Batey, Ginebra, Eslab?n and Jamao. Structural damages were also reported on bridges and roads(PAHO Weekly Report, 24 - 30 Jan 2009).

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Disaster Information
Name: 
Flood in Dominican Rep.
Region: 
Dominican Rep.
Occurance Date: 
30/01/2009