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bolivia Bolivia
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Bolivia - Wildfires
The wildfires are still affecting several parts of Bolivia. According to COGIC the burnt area is approximately 180,000 ha and Chiquitania, Béni and northern La Paz are the most… Full Story

| 24-Nov-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

1,500
hh Uruguay
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Uruguay - Severe weather
Heavy rainfall has affected north-western Uruguay, since 12 November, causing floods that resulted in displacement and damage.According to WHO / PAHO and to media, as of 14… Full Story

| 17-Nov-2023 | SEVERE-STORMs | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

3,412
sa Paraguay
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Severe weather and floods
Over the past few days, Paraguay has experienced heavy rainfall and widespread floods leading to casualties and damage.According to media reports, at least three people died, some… Full Story

| 09-Nov-2023 | SEVERE-STORMs, FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

30,000
bolivia Bolivia
Bolivia's Dire Climate Crisis: Unprecedented Heatwave and Drought
Bolivia is currently facing a severe crisis due to a combination of intense winter heat fueled by the climate crisis and the El Niño phenomenon. Large portions of the country are… Full Story

| 13-Oct-2023 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

1,948,056
bolivia Bolivia
Bolivia - Heatwave
Heatwave, caused by  El Niño phenomenon, is bringing record-high temperatures and a major drought to most parts of Bolivia.According to UN OCHA, six of the nine departments of the… Full Story

| 03-Oct-2023 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (OCHA) |

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Brazil Brazil
Severe Weather Ravages Southern Brazil
Since September 4th, southern Brazil has been battered by an extratropical cyclone, unleashing heavy rainfall, strong winds, and hailstorms. The states of Santa Catarina and Rio… Full Story

| 17-Sep-2023 | FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: (OCHA) |

340,928
mp Chile
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Chile - Eextensive Floods
Heavy rainfall has been affecting central-southern Chile, particularly Valparaíso, Santiago Metropolitan, O’Higgins, Maule, Ñuble, Biobío Regions since 19 August, causing floods… Full Story

| 22-Aug-2023 | FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

33,456
Peru Peru
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Areas Of Peru aAfected by a growing number of Guillain-Barré Syndrome cases
On 26 June 2023, the National Center for Epidemiology, Prevention, and Disease Control (CDC) of Peru issued an epidemiological alert due to an unusual increase in Guillain-Barré… Full Story

| 06-Aug-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WHO) |

231
mp Chile
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Record-Breaking Rainfall Causes Catastrophic Flooding in Central and Southern Chile
1,651

| 08-Jul-2023 | FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

21,673
Peru Peru
Record Dengue Fever Outbreak in Northern Peru Prompts Health Emergency Declaration
In the wake of devastating flooding that struck northern Peru earlier this year, the country is now grappling with a severe dengue fever epidemic. Recent reports indicate that the… Full Story

| 06-Jul-2023 | Dengue Fever | ONGOING gg | Agency: (OCHA) |

141,973
Peru Peru
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Ubinas Volcano in Southern Peru Erupts, State of Emergency Imminent
Moquegua, Peru - In a startling development, the Ubinas volcano, located in the seismic activity-prone region of Moquegua in southern Peru, has erupted, according to the latest… Full Story

| 05-Jul-2023 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

2,000
mp Chile
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Floods Devastate Vast areas of Chile
According to the National Disaster Prevention and Response Service (SENAPRED), as of 27 June, the number of affected people reached almost 19,500 people following the recent… Full Story

| 30-Jun-2023 | FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: Flood List |

19,500
Brazil Brazil
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Deadly Flooding and Landslides Devastate Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
In a tragic turn of events, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil has been hit by severe weather conditions, causing devastating flooding and landslides. According to reports from the state… Full Story

| 20-Jun-2023 | FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: Flood List |

4,000
ecu Ecuador
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Heavy Rains Cause Rivers to Overflow in Esmeraldas, Ecuador
Esmeraldas, Ecuador - On June 3, the provinces of Esmeraldas experienced intense rainfall, leading to the overflow of seven rivers in five local districts. The districts of… Full Story

| 11-Jun-2023 | FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WFP) |

15,000
Brazil Brazil
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Severe weather, floods and landslides - Ecuador
Heavy rain since 21 April has caused flooding and landslides in the south of Bahia State in Brazil, forcing thousands to leave their homes. The state government reported that the… Full Story

| 30-Apr-2023 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: Flood List |

9,348
colombia Colombia
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Nevado del Ruiz Volcano Alerts Colombian Authorities
Colombian authorities are taking preparatory, mitigation, and communication actions as the alert level of the Nevado del Ruiz Volcano changed from Yellow (I) to Orange (II) on 30… Full Story

| 17-Apr-2023 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

57,090
ecu Ecuador
A Landslide Of Mud & Rocks Swept through The Small community of Alausi in Ecuador
Alausi, Ecuador - The small community of Alausi was hit by a deadly wave of mud and debris on Sunday night, leaving at least 7 people dead and about 500 people affected. The Risk… Full Story

| 17-Apr-2023 | LANDSLIDES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (SNGR) |

500
Brazil Brazil
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HEAVY RAINFALL IN NORTHEASTERN BRAZIL CAUSES CASUALTIES AND DAMAGE IN MARANHÃO STATE
SÃO LUÍS, Maranhão, Brazil, April 13 - Over the past week, more than 64 municipalities in the State of Maranhão, located in northeastern Brazil, have been grappling with heavy… Full Story

| 13-Apr-2023 | FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

35,000
ecu Ecuador
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Huge Landslide in Chimborazo Province, Ecuador,
Over 60 people are feared missing after a massive landslide hit the community of Alausí in Chimborazo Province, Ecuador, late on 26 March 2023. According to government officials,… Full Story

| 28-Mar-2023 | LANDSLIDES | ONGOING gg | Agency: Flood List |

553
Brazil Brazil
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Floods devastate Localities of Brazil
The recent flooding and landslides in several northern states of Brazil have resulted in the displacement of thousands of people, with at least nine people reported dead. The… Full Story

| 24-Mar-2023 | FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: Flood List |

2,000
ecu Ecuador
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6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Ecuador's Coastal Province of Guayas
On 18 March at 12:12 local time (17:12 UTC), an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 hit the locality of Balao, in the province of Guayas in Ecuador's coastal area. The earthquake… Full Story

| 20-Mar-2023 | EARTHQUAKE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

446
colombia Colombia
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Severe Flooding in Cesar Department, Colombia
Days of heavy rain triggered severe flooding in parts of the Cesar Department in Colombia. The flood caused significant damage to hundreds of homes and crops, affecting the… Full Story

| 18-Mar-2023 | FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: Flood List |

1,200
Brazil Brazil
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Deadly Landslides in Manaus, Brazil Triggered by Heavy Rains
Heavy rains lashed the state of Amazonas in northwestern Brazil, triggering landslides in the state capital of Manaus. The Jorge Teixeira neighbourhood was hit particularly hard,… Full Story

| 16-Mar-2023 | SEVERE-STORMs | ONGOING gg | Agency: Flood List |

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Peru Peru
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The Impact of Cyclone Yaku and Heavy Rains on Piura Region, Northern Peru
Cyclone Yaku has caused widespread devastation in various regions of Peru. The cyclone, which made landfall on March 9th, has caused several deaths, injuries, and extensive damage… Full Story

| 11-Mar-2023 | STORMS {c}, Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

70,000
sa Paraguay
Severe Floods in Parts of Paraguay
Since 17 February, heavy rains have hit parts of Paraguay, leading to severe floods in the departments of Alto Paraguay, Concepción, and Amambay. The floods have resulted in… Full Story

| 08-Mar-2023 | FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

39,999
Brazil Brazil
Hundreds Displaced by Floods in Northern Paraná
Emergency services were deployed to help those affected by the flooding, with firefighters and civil defense workers rescuing people trapped in their homes. There were no… Full Story

| 06-Mar-2023 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: Flood List |

150,000
ecu Ecuador
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Flooding and Landslides Triggered by Heavy Rainfall: Ecuador Disaster Report
Over the period of 18-21 February, Ecuador experienced heavy rainfall resulting in floods and landslides, causing casualties and widespread damage across several provinces. This… Full Story

| 24-Feb-2023 | FLOODS, SEVERE-STORMs | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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Brazil Brazil
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Record rainfall in Brazil breaks 600mm
Brazil's North Coast, specifically the cities of Bertioga, São Sebastião, Ilhabela, Ubatuba, and Caraguatatuba, experienced the highest recorded rainfall in the country's history… Full Story

| 22-Feb-2023 | SEVERE-STORMs | ONGOING gg | Agency: Flood List |

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Brazil Brazil
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Flooding and Landslides in São Paulo State, Brazil
On 19 February 2023, the governor of São Paulo state in Brazil, Tarcísio de Freitas, declared a state of emergency in five cities along the north coast of the state. The… Full Story

| 20-Feb-2023 | LANDSLIDES, FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: Flood List |

566
Peru Peru
Peru's Food Security Emergency
At the end of January, the Peruvian authorities declared a food security emergency in the capital city, Lima. The declaration came in response to ongoing road blockades throughout… Full Story

| 14-Feb-2023 | FOOD SECURITY | ALERT a | Agency: (WFP) |

6,800,000
Venezuela Venezuela
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Rain Triggers Deadly Landslide in Merida
The Mayor of Alberto Adriani, Romny Ramírez, has announced that the community has been provided with humanitarian aid, including food, shelter and medical attention. The local… Full Story

| 11-Feb-2023 | FLOODS, LANDSLIDES | ONGOING gg | Agency: Flood List |

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bolivia Bolivia
Heavy Rainfall Causes Floods and Casualties in Bolivia
Over the past few days, heavy rainfall has caused significant damage and resulted in casualties across five departments in Bolivia. According to the Civil Protection of Bolivia (… Full Story

| 10-Feb-2023 | FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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Peru Peru
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Arequipa Department Hit By Floods & Landslides Due to Heavy Rains
The Arequipa Department in southern Peru has been hit by a devastating flood and landslide disaster since 5th February 2023. The heavy rainfall in the region has resulted in the… Full Story

| 07-Feb-2023 | FLOODS, LANDSLIDES | ONGOING gg | Agency: Flood List |

6,300
mp Chile
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Chile - State of Emergency Widens As Wild Fires spread
Chile has been battling massive wildfires across several regions, with over 442,000 hectares of land already affected, according to the latest report from SENAPRED. The fires have… Full Story

| 04-Feb-2023 | FIRES OVER | CLOSED s | Agency: CRC |

7,500
hh Uruguay
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Uruguay: Drought
Uruguay is facing a complex drought situation which started in 2018 and has worsened every year. The current drought is affecting more than 75,000 people, mainly in five… Full Story

| 01-Feb-2023 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

409,115
Brazil Brazil
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In Santa Catarina state of Brazil, 3 people have died and 2 are missing after floods and landslides r.
Stormy weather in the state of Santa Catarina in southern Brazil has caused fatalities and material damage in 26 municipalities. The cities of Rio Negrinho and Ascurra have… Full Story

| 21-Jan-2023 | SEVERE-STORMs, LANDSLIDES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

8,200
Brazil Brazil
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Brazil – Child mortality – Yanomami indigenous group
In the last month, six children have died from preventable diseases. This increase in child mortality is linked to lack of food, disease outbreaks, acute malnutrition due to the… Full Story

| 19-Jan-2023 | DISEASE | ALERT a | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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Brazil Brazil
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Previous Next Brazil - Floods and landslides
Heavy rainfall continues to affect Minas Gerais State (south-eastern Brazil) with floods and landslides, which have caused to fatalities. According to civil defense authorities… Full Story

| 11-Jan-2023 | Floods - Ended, LANDSLIDES =CLOSED | CLOSED s | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

13,000
colombia Colombia
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Colombia - Landslide
A landslide event triggered by recent heavy rainfall occurred on 10 January in the Municipality of Rosas Cauca, in the Cauca Department (western coast of Colombia). The landslide… Full Story

| 11-Jan-2023 | LANDSLIDES, SEVERE-STORMs | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

700
Brazil Brazil
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Brazil - Floods and landslides
On 20 December 2022, the Civil Defense of the state of Santa Catarina and the Civil Defense of the state of Espírito Santo of Brazil, provided information regarding the heavy… Full Story

| 23-Dec-2022 | Floods - Ended, LANDSLIDES =CLOSED | CLOSED s | Agency: (PAHO) |

1,502
Brazil Brazil
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2 Dead, Dozens Rescued After Floods and Landslides in Santa Catarina
Heavy rainfall caused flooding and landslides in the state of Santa Catarina in southern Brazil on 20 December 2022. Floods in Camboriú, Santa Catarina, Brazil, 20 December 2022… Full Story

| 21-Dec-2022 | Floods - Ended, LANDSLIDES =CLOSED | CLOSED s | Agency: Flood List |

16,350
Brazil Brazil
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Brazil - Floods and landslides
Heavy rain has caused damage, flooding and landslides across the states of Espirito Santo, Santa Catarina, Paranà, Rio de Janeiro and Bahia in Brazil since late November 2022.… Full Story

| 06-Dec-2022 | Floods - Ended, LANDSLIDES =CLOSED | CLOSED s | Agency: Flood List |

78,400
ecu Ecuador
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Ecuador - Volcanic activity
Since 21 November, Cotopaxi volcano, located close to Latacunga city in Cotopaxi province (central Ecuador) about 50 km south of Quito, started a new volcanic activity, and the… Full Story

| 30-Nov-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (GDACS) |

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Brazil Brazil
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Brazil - Floods
Over the past few days, heavy rainfall has caused widespread flooding across several areas of Bahia State (north-eastern Brazil). According to media, nearly 3,000 people have… Full Story

| 30-Nov-2022 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

3,080
Venezuela Venezuela
Venezuala Hit By Floods and Landslides
Heavy rainfall continues to affect various states of western Venezuela, triggering a number of landslides and causing widespread flooding. In Zulia state, media report that there… Full Story

| 28-Nov-2022 | FLOODS, LANDSLIDES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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Venezuela Venezuela
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Venezuela - Floods and Landslides
More heavy rain, landslides and floods have caused damage and fatalities in northern Venezuela. According to government figures, almost 100 people have now lost their lives as a… Full Story

| 19-Nov-2022 | FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: Flood List |

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Venezuela Venezuela
Venezuela - Floods and Landslides
Heavy rainfall continues to affect Venezuela, particularly the northern states, causing widespread floods and a number of landslides which have resulted in casualties.  According… Full Story

| 18-Nov-2022 | FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: (NOAA-CPC) |

210
Brazil Brazil
Brazil - Floods
Heavy rainfall has been affecting most of the Minas Gerais State (south-eastern Brazil) since late September, causing floods and flash floods that have resulted in casualties and… Full Story

| 16-Nov-2022 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

2,750
colombia Colombia
Colombia - Floods and landslide
Heavy rainfall has been affecting parts of Colombia (particularly the Bogotá area, and the Departments of Cundinamarca and North Santander) over the past few days, causing floods… Full Story

| 15-Nov-2022 | FLOODS, LANDSLIDES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

270
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Chile - Earthquake
An earthquake of 6.2 M at a depth of 18 km occurred 13 km off the coast of the western Biobío Region (central Chile) on 13 November at 02.24 UTC (12 November at 23.24 local time… Full Story

| 14-Nov-2022 | EARTHQUAKE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

4,000
Venezuela Venezuela
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North Estern Venezuela Hit By Floods and Landslides
More catastrophic flooding has struck in Venezuela, this time in the coastal state of Anzoategui in the north east of the country. Flood damage in Anzoátegui, Venezuela, November… Full Story

| 07-Nov-2022 | FLOODS, LANDSLIDES | ONGOING gg | Agency: Flood List |

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Venezuela Venezuela
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Flood Venezuela - Floods and landslides
At least 3 people have died after more flooding in the state of Aragua in northern Venezuela. This is the second major flood event in the state this month. Flood damage in… Full Story

| 18-Oct-2022 | FLOODS, LANDSLIDES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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Venezuela Venezuela
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Venezuela - Landslide
Officials in the state of Aragua in north-central  Venezuela Vice President Delcy Rodriguez said that a month’s worth of rain had fallen in just eight hours. Karina Carpio,… Full Story

| 11-Oct-2022 | LANDSLIDES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

80,000
Peru Peru
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Earthquake
An earthquake of 5.8 M (6.1 M as reported by national authorities) at a depth of 48 km occurred in Tambo Grande District (Piura Region, north-western Peru) on 5 October at 8.26… Full Story

| 07-Oct-2022 | EARTHQUAKE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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Legionellosis Outbreak
Police officers stand outside Luz Medica hospital, where nine people infected with bilateral pneumonia of unknown origin have been treated, in Tucuman, Argentina, on Sept. 1, 2022… Full Story

| 09-Sep-2022 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WHO) |

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colombia Colombia
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Floods in Caldas Leave 3 Dead, Thousands Affected
Raging floods swept through areas of Caldas Department in Colombia leaving at least 3 people dead and damaging hundreds of homes. Flooding struck on 03 September 2022 after heavy… Full Story

| 08-Sep-2022 | FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

3,000
Venezuela Venezuela
Heavy rainfall affects localities in Venezuela
  On 10-11 August, heavy rainfall was reported across Venezuela, affecting particularly the States of Barinas, Táchira, and Miranda (west Venezuela), according to the Vice… Full Story

| 12-Aug-2022 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

2,000
colombia Colombia
Central Colombia Devastated by Floods
Since April 2022, 11 municipalities in the La Mojana subregion have suffered new damages because of breaches in the jarillón along the Cara de Gato, Los Arrastres, Santillana and… Full Story

| 16-Jul-2022 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: (UNHCR) |

165,895
Peru Peru
Southern Peru Affected By 5.5M Earthquake
Casualties and damage have been reported following the 5.5 M earthquake (5.4 M as registered by the National Institute of Civil Defense - INDECI) that occurred in La Capilla… Full Story

| 15-Jul-2022 | ENDED = EARTHQUAKE | CLOSED s | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

300
ecu Ecuador
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Homes Damaged, 3 Dead After Floods in Several Provinces
Disaster officials in Ecuador reported heavy rain caused the overflow of 10 rivers in various locations in the country from 03 to 05 July 2022. At least 3 people have died and… Full Story

| 06-Jul-2022 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: Flood List |

20,000
Suriname Suriname
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Food security Threatened by Ongoing Floods
Ongoing floods in Suriname are causing concerns about the health and food security in communities in 7 districts of the country. Flooding has affected parts of Brokopondo and… Full Story

| 13-Jun-2022 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: Flood List |

15,000
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Floods in Corral, Chile, June 2022. Photo: Ministry of Public Works, Los Rios
Landslides Triggered by Heavy Rains in Chile and Argentina
Areas of Los Ríos Region in Chile and Río Negro Province in Argentina saw over 50 mm of rain in 24 hours to 07 June 2022. Disaster authorities in Chile reported flooding in… Full Story

| 13-Jun-2022 | Floods - Ended, LANDSLIDES =CLOSED | CLOSED s | Agency: Flood List |

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