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06 Jan 2017 description
On 25 and 26 December 2016, more than 20 locations in the provinces of Buenos Aires, Córdoba and Santa Fe were affected by intense rainfall which was accompanied by hail and strong electrical activity.
03 May 2016 description
The floods that hit the Northeast and center zones of the country in 2016 have particularly damaged the province of Corrientes, where the total number of people affected is 20,903.
26 Aug 2015 description
Intense rainfall caused river levels to rise, which led to flooding in the central and north-eastern parts of the country. Approximately, 6,184 people were evacuated and 5,000 people self-evacuated.
18 Feb 2014 description
Floods have affected about 40 per cent of municipalities in Bolivia. The United Nations has mobilized 873 tents from its regional deposit in Panama to assist affected people.
11 Feb 2014 description
Since October they have left 40 people dead and caused US$5 million in losses for the livestock sector of the Beni region. Authorities have distributed close to US$1.4 million in assistance.
02 May 2013 description
Most of the disasters were a result of regular rainy seasons in South America, cold weather in Central America and drought in North America. Bolivia and Peru were hit hardest.
22 Nov 2012 description
Las estimaciones más recientes de la FAO sobre el hambre en el mundo muestran que en las últimas dos décadas el número de personas subnutridas en América Latina y el Caribe disminuyó en 16 millones, lo que ha contribuido de forma importante a la tendencia mundial en este mismo sentido.