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Affected countries: Guatemala
Thousands of people were accommodated in shelters due to freezing temperatures that started mid-November, particularly affecting the departments of Guatemala, Huehuetenango, Jalapa, Quetzaltenango, Quiché, Sacatepéquez, San Marcos and Sololá (Government, 5 Dec 2011). Useful Links Coordinadora…
Affected countries: Guatemala
On 5 November 2010, CONRED established the procedures for the low temperatures for 2010-2011. 22, 222 people were sheltered all over the country according to the registration of people getting into the shelters because of the cold wave. (Government of Guatemala, 1 April 2011)
Affected countries: Guatemala, Mexico
Mexico reported 12 deaths on 11 January 2010 due to freezing temperatures. The National Meteorological Service said temperatures in the previous week, which had hit minus 11 degrees Celsius in some northern states, were the lowest since 1886. (Xinhua, 11 January 2010) More than 9 thousand people…