Flooding and Landslides hit Peru

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Flood, Landslide

As many as 10 people have died after heavy rain, flooding and landslides in Peru since 07 February, 2019.

President Martin Vizcarra said on 11 February that 8,000 people have been affected and 1,800 made homeless. Flooding and landslides have damaged or destroyed bridges, roads, homes, health centres and schools. The regions of Arequipa, Ancash, Loreto, Tacna and Moquegua have all been affected.

Source: Floodlist. 13 FEBRUARY, 2019. Peru – Thousands Affected by Flooding and Landslides in Five Regions. http://floodlist.com/america/peru-flooding-landslides-5-regions-february-2019