Disasters

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Affected countries: Colombia
According to Colombia's Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies, a second rainy season started at the end of September 2014. In October, more than 52,000 people were affected and 24 were killed by events associated with increased rainfalls, such as floods, landslides and…
Affected countries: Colombia
Colombia’s first rainy season of 2014 began in mid-March (OCHA, 31 Apr 2014). By the end of May, a total of 41,151 people had been affected in 182 municipalities of the country, with the Centre (Caquetá), the Caribbean Coast (Magdalena) and the Pacific region (Chocó, Cauca) being the most…
Affected countries: Colombia
An earthquake that struck Sipí in Colombia's western Chocó department on 4 Jan 2014 damaged 121 homes in the municipality. Two days later, on 6 Jan, the San Agustín and Garrapatas overflowed in the same area, possibly related to the earlier earthquake. The flooding affected almost 9,000…