|Tipo de Evento:||Floods, landslides|
|Ubicación del Evento:||Ecuador|
|Fecha de Activación de la Carta:||2022-01-31|
|Time of Charter Activation:||20:27|
|Time zone of Charter Activation:||UTC-05:00|
|Solicitante de la Carta:||SERVICIO NACIONAL DE GESTIÓN DE RIESGOS Y EMERGENCIAS (SNGRE)|
|Gestión de Proyecto:||SNGRE|
Massive flooding in Ecuador's capital Quito and a resulting landslide on the Pichincha volcano which overlooks the city, has killed at least 22 people it has been reported. The floods on 31 January were caused by heavy rainfall, the heaviest in Ecuador for almost 20 years.
Rescue crews are searching homes and streets covered by mud and officials say there are many people missing. The National Police of Ecuador have dispatched both Special Operations Group and an Intervention and Rescue Group to assist with recovery efforts.
Map produced by University of Costa Rica