The people waked in the street because it was safer than the side of the road. On the sides of the roads are ditches and pot holes that can't be seen when covered with muddy water.
There was epidemic disease from this flooding.
Houses were washed down the mountain, and peoples homes had 2-8 inches of mud in them. Ten families stayed in the church house on the the mission home complex.
Two zones of missionaries put on their helping hands tops and help shovel out mud from houses and a museum.