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Affected countries: Peru
The Ubinas volcano in southern Peru started showing activity in September 2013 with explosions and ash emissions. On 14 Apr 2014, a state of emergency was declared for a duration of 60 days, after ash had reached an area of 40km around the volcano, affecting the health and livelihoods of nearby...
Affected countries: Chile, Ecuador, Peru
On 1 Apr 2014, a 8.2-magnitude earthquake occurred in the shallow depths near the Chilean coast, 95 km Northwest of Iquique. It was the largest in a sequence of earthquakes in northern Chile that started on 1 Jan 2014. A tsunami alert was issued for Chile, Peru and Ecuador, and later extended to...
Affected countries: Peru
Starting on 24 Aug 2013, heavy snow occurred in several regions of Peru, mainly in Puno, Cusco, Apurimac, Huancavelica and the Ayacucho highlands. In other regions like Arequipa and Ucayali strong winds occurred while prolonged heavy rains affected the region of Junín. It was the most intense...
Affected countries: Peru
The 2012-13 rainy season affected over 180,000 people in Peru, with Loreto, Arequipa, Cusco, Ancash, Huancavelica and Huanuco regions bearing the brunt. An estimated 3,561 houses were destroyed or damaged, and 1,601 schools were damaged. Close to 30 metric tons of food were distributed among the...
Affected countries: Peru
Starting in June 2012, the Peruvian Andes were affected by extreme cold weather, mostly in the departments of Puno, Cusco, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Apurimac, Huancavelica and Junin, where temperatures below freezing were registered...
Affected countries: Peru
The La Niña phenomenon caused an increase in precipitation levels during the 2011/2012 rainy season in Peru, starting in November 2011. Floods, landslides and mudslides affected 18 of the 24 departments of the country. The National Administration declared a state of emergency on 29 Mar 2012 and...
Affected countries: Peru
Since May 2011, more than 13,400 people have been affected by freezing temperatures in several provinces in the Andes. The agricultural sector was also impacted, with more than 4,500 heads of cattle affected (SINPAD, 25 May 2011,...
Affected countries: Peru
Affected countries: Peru
Affected countries: Peru
Affected countries: Peru
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Affected countries: Peru
Affected countries: Peru