A Household Health Survey was conducted in 1980 and mortality data were collected through a retrospective interview. The deaths among infants and children in the 1-4 years age group were recorded, numbering respectively 253 and 160. Causes of death varied according to age group. Among neonatal deaths (age less than 1 month) 43,1 % were caused by tetanus. Diarrheal diseases and acute lower respiratory tracts infections were the major causes of death among infants and children 1-4 years age group.