1. On May 11 (Fri), the Government of Japan
decided to provide emergency assistance in kind (sleeping mats, blankets,
and plastic rolls) equivalent to about 10 million yen to Uruguay, which
sustained damage from torrential rain.
2. In Uruguay, a series of torrential
rains caused major overflowing of rivers and flooding in the departments
of Soriano, Durazno, and Treinta y Tres, situated in central Uruguay.
As of May 10 local time, 2 people were
reported dead, 11,717 affected and infrastructure such as water and electricity
supply and roads were damaged.