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Overall Orange Flood alert in Peru from 03 Mar 2017 00:00 UTC to 20 Mar 2017 00:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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This flood can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on update number 3.

  • Flood Magnitude 0.00
  • from 03 Mar 2017 00:00 UTC to 20 Mar 2017 00:00 UTC
  • 85 killed and 110000 displaced
  • inserted at 24 Mar 2017 17:20:01 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: FL-2017-000018-PER (glide)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 347 | About casualties: 8 | Last hour: 0

Peru mudslide survivor: I prayed to God for strength
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:38:00 +0100   siouxcityjournal (en)

Sun light is reflected off puddles in the streets after a series of floods in Piura, Peru, Wednesday, March 22 2017. Intense rains, overflowing rivers, mudslides and flooding have hit the country, the worst seen in two decades, according to Peruvian authorities.

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Peru mudslide survivor: I prayed to God for strength
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:38:00 +0100   wivb (en)

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Clinging to a trunk against a massive current of mud outside her home, Evangelina Chamorro cried out to her husband. The furious mudslide that had swept away the Peruvian family’s pigs and cows was quickly pulling her in too. “I can’t anymore,” she told him. “Have strength!” he urged her.

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Peru mudslide survivor: I prayed to God for strength
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:19:00 +0100   nzherald (en)

LIMA, Peru (AP) " Clinging to a trunk against a massive current of mud outside her home, Evangelina Chamorro cried out to her husband. The furious mudslide that had swept away the Peruvian family's pigs and cows was quickly pulling her in too. "I can't anymore," she told him. "Have strength!" he urged her.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: ReliefWeb (1), UNOSAT (1), EMM (1), JRC (47), NASA (8),

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