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Floods and landslides in Venezuela

Friday, 11 February 2005

Type of Event:
Floods, landslides
Location of Event:
Venezuela
Date of Charter Activation:
11/02/2005
Charter Requestor:
Sistema Federal de Emergencias (SIFEM)
Project Management:

Description of the event

Heavy rains caused floods and landslides in Venezuela. The most affected areas were Vargas, Miranda, and the Federal District. Media reported 16 dead and about 15,000 evacuated from riverbank areas along the coast.