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Floods and landslide in Peru

Thursday, 26 March 2009

Type of Event:
Floods and landslide
Location of Event:
Peru
Date of Charter Activation:
26/03/2009
Charter Requestor:
Sistema Federal de Emergencias (SIFEM)
Project Management:
National Space Agency of Peru (CONIDA)

Description of the event

Intense rainfall together with thunderstorms and strong winds have caused severe flooding and landslides affecting different sectors of the country. Severe damages have been reported to people, infrastructure and agriculture.