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26 Aug 2015 description

A. Situation Analysis

Description of the Disaster

On 4 August 2015, the headquarters of the Argentine Red Cross (ARC) National Directorate of Emergency Disaster and Response began monitoring the central and north-eastern parts of the country for intense storms and flooding. The intense rainfall and storms continued the following day in the province of Buenos Aires.

25 Aug 2015 description

The Pampas Region of Argentina is experiencing floods after days of torrential rain. Three people died and the Buenos Aires Province is particularly affected by the flooding, where over 11 thousand people have been evacuated.

It is estimated that 350 millimetres of rain fell in some areas, and the water levels of the Arrecifes, Areco, Lujan Rivers rose to breaking point, spilling out into the streets of nearby cities, including Areco, Reconquista, Lujan, Arroyo and Pergamino. The water levels in the Arrecifes River rose to nine metres, almost twice its usual level.

25 Aug 2015 description

The Pampas Region of Argentina is experiencing floods after days of torrential rain. Three people died and the Buenos Aires Province is particularly affected by the flooding, where over 11 thousand people have been evacuated.

It is estimated that 350 millimetres of rain fell in some areas, and the water levels of the Arrecifes, Areco, Lujan Rivers rose to breaking point, spilling out into the streets of nearby cities, including Areco, Reconquista, Lujan, Arroyo and Pergamino. The water levels in the Arrecifes River rose to nine metres, almost twice its usual level.

25 Aug 2015 description

The Pampas Region of Argentina is experiencing floods after days of torrential rain. Three people died and the Buenos Aires Province is particularly affected by the flooding, where over 11 thousand people have been evacuated.

It is estimated that 350 millimetres of rain fell in some areas, and the water levels of the Arrecifes, Areco, Lujan Rivers rose to breaking point, spilling out into the streets of nearby cities, including Areco, Reconquista, Lujan, Arroyo and Pergamino. The water levels in the Arrecifes River rose to nine metres, almost twice its usual level.

25 Aug 2015 description

The Pampas Region of Argentina is experiencing floods after days of torrential rain. Three people died and the Buenos Aires Province is particularly affected by the flooding, where over 11 thousand people have been evacuated.

It is estimated that 350 millimetres of rain fell in some areas, and the water levels of the Arrecifes, Areco, Lujan Rivers rose to breaking point, spilling out into the streets of nearby cities, including Areco, Reconquista, Lujan, Arroyo and Pergamino. The water levels in the Arrecifes River rose to nine metres, almost twice its usual level.

25 Aug 2015 description

The Pampas Region of Argentina is experiencing floods after days of torrential rain. Three people died and the Buenos Aires Province is particularly affected by the flooding, where over 11 thousand people have been evacuated.

It is estimated that 350 millimetres of rain fell in some areas, and the water levels of the Arrecifes, Areco, Lujan Rivers rose to breaking point, spilling out into the streets of nearby cities, including Areco, Reconquista, Lujan, Arroyo and Pergamino. The water levels in the Arrecifes River rose to nine metres, almost twice its usual level.

25 Aug 2015 description

The Pampas Region of Argentina is experiencing floods after days of torrential rain. Three people died and the Buenos Aires Province is particularly affected by the flooding, where over 11 thousand people have been evacuated.

It is estimated that 350 millimetres of rain fell in some areas, and the water levels of the Arrecifes, Areco, Lujan Rivers rose to breaking point, spilling out into the streets of nearby cities, including Areco, Reconquista, Lujan, Arroyo and Pergamino. The water levels in the Arrecifes River rose to nine metres, almost twice its usual level.

25 Aug 2015 description

The Pampas Region of Argentina is experiencing floods after days of torrential rain. Three people died and the Buenos Aires Province is particularly affected by the flooding, where over 11 thousand people have been evacuated.

It is estimated that 350 millimetres of rain fell in some areas, and the water levels of the Arrecifes, Areco, Lujan Rivers rose to breaking point, spilling out into the streets of nearby cities, including Areco, Reconquista, Lujan, Arroyo and Pergamino. The water levels in the Arrecifes River rose to nine metres, almost twice its usual level.

25 Aug 2015 description

The Pampas Region of Argentina is experiencing floods after days of torrential rain. Three people died and the Buenos Aires Province is particularly affected by the flooding, where over 11 thousand people have been evacuated.

It is estimated that 350 millimetres of rain fell in some areas, and the water levels of the Arrecifes, Areco, Lujan Rivers rose to breaking point, spilling out into the streets of nearby cities, including Areco, Reconquista, Lujan, Arroyo and Pergamino. The water levels in the Arrecifes River rose to nine metres, almost twice its usual level.

24 Aug 2015 description
report La Nación

El partido más afectado es General Viamonte, y se espera que entre hoy y mañana el río llegue a su punto más alto; los damnificados reclaman que se avance con las obras hídricas en la zona

Por Jesús Cornejo | Corresponsalía La Plata

20 Aug 2015 description
report La Nación

** Los habitantes de Carlos Beguerie y de Villanueva son asistidos por bomberos y policías con vehículos Unimog y lanchas; piden pilas y velas porque sólo pueden comunicarse con las autoridades por radio**

Por Rosario Marina | Para LA NACION

LA PLATA.- Pese a que la tormenta pasó, aún hay dos pueblos de la provincia aislados: Carlos Beguerie, en Roque Pérez, y Villanueva, en General Paz. Ambos están en la cuenca del desbordado río Salado, que mantiene su crecida.

20 Aug 2015 description
report La Nación

El joven estaba desaparecido desde el miércoles de la semana pasada cuando en medio de la tormenta había ido a comprar en su caballo remedios para su madre

El cadáver de Ezequiel Del Valle, de 24 años, quien había desaparecido la semana pasada en Lobos en medio del temporal cuando intentó cruzar a caballo un arroyo, fue encontrado en las últimas horas atascado en una alcantarilla.

18 Aug 2015 description

Un equipo interdisciplinario dependiente del gobierno bonaerense inició un trabajo en los municipios afectados por la inundación para vacunar a los pobladores y facilitar trabajos de limpieza en las zonas afectadas.

18 Aug 2015 description

El intendente de la localidad bonaerense de Salto, Oscar René Brasca, indicó hoy que si bien quedan evacuados por las inundaciones, “la situación está bajo control”, al tiempo que destacó “la solidaridad del pueblo” a través del voluntariado social y las donaciones.

“Todavía tenemos bastantes evacuados porque hay viviendas a la vera del río a las que las paredes y techos se cayeron”, manifestó el jefe comunal en declaraciones a Radio Télam.

18 Aug 2015 description
report IRIN

By Sofia Chico

MERCEDES, ARGENTINA, 17 August 2015 (IRIN) - Looking across the skyline of Mercedes in Argentina’s Buenos Aires province, the first thing to strike your eye is the number of tents perched on people’s roofs. After the worst flooding to hit the city in decades, the tents aren’t just a refuge from the murky water below, they’re also a good idea if you want to ensure no one helps themselves to your belongings.

17 Aug 2015 description

El secretario de Gobierno de la localidad, Luis Lupini, explicó que está culminando "el retorno a casa" de los casi 1.000 evacuados y autoevacuados en el distrito, que "prácticamente está llegando a la normalidad".

El partido de San Antonio de Areco, que tuvo por las inundaciones 120 evacuados y unos 800 autoevacuados, "está prácticamente entrando en la normalidad", informó el secretario de Gobierno Luis Lupini, al dar detalles de la marcha del operativo que colabora con los damnificados.

17 Aug 2015 description

El operativo de retorno a casa en el partido bonaerense de Luján, donde hubo 490 evacuados por las inundaciones, podría completarse hoy si las condiciones del tiempo ayudan para terminar de secar y ventilar las viviendas y si se completan las tareas de limpieza de calles y zanjas de los barrios más afectados.

17 Aug 2015 description

Las tareas de limpieza y desinfección, tras las inundaciones, continuaban hoy en Luján, donde reina el buen tiempo y el río ya retornó a su cauce, aunque aún permanece crecido, mientras que ayer pudieron regresar unas 90 personas a sus viviendas y hoy se espera que lo haga otro centenar, informaron las autoridades locales.

17 Aug 2015 description

Storms update: An emergency has been declared for the Province of Buenos Aires. The affected basins- Arrecifes, Areco, Lujan, and La Matanza- have now decreased their flow. So far, there are about 4,400 evacuees, 10,000 people who have been affected, and 40 districts that are flooded. Authorities are implementing a plan for humanitarian aid. (os: BUENOS-AIRES), (m: CLARIN – ELANCASTI).