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- Floods Devastate Solomon Islands
This is Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands, after the flash flash floods that have devastated much of the country. At least 15 people have died. The government says more than 50, 000 people have been affected by the disaster. Thousands of homes have been destroyed. Water supplies and other infrastructure have also been badly damaged. Evacuation centre volunteers say people are arriving ...
April 6, 2014 - Boston.com
- Solomon Islands flooding kills 14, destroys homes
HONIARA, Solomon Islands (AP) — Flash floods in the Solomon Islands have killed 14 people and left thousands more homeless.
April 5, 2014 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
- Death toll rises to 16 in Solomons floods, 49,000 homeless
Honiara (Solomon Islands) (AFP) - At least 16 people have died in flooding in the Solomon Islands, while 40 are missing and up to 49,000 homeless, an aid official said Saturday as the full extent of the devastation began to emerge. The disaster has raised fears that a lack of sanitation and fresh water will lead to an outbreak of dengue fever in the Pacific Island nation. "It's grown a lot worse ...
April 5, 2014 - AFP via Yahoo! News
- Michael Somare in Sydney Morning Herald
An incident in Honiara involving RAMSI personnel raises serious questions about its regional character and purpose,Sir Michael said.
- Manasseh Sogavare in Ninemsn
But in his latest statement, Sogavare said "such ridiculous claims made through the media have contributed in part to the breakdown in the relationship between Honiara and Canberra".
- Phil Goff in Stuff.co.nz
This will ensure the fast and effective movement of relief and reconstruction supplies from Honiara to the outlying districts affected by the disaster,Mr Goff said in a statement.