Tras las lluvias que empezaron en marzo de 2017, la Pampa actualmente tiene 713.445 hectáreas inundadas y la superficie anegada supera el millón, de acuerdo con un informe del Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria.
Since 1 April, the number of displaced people tops 190,000, nearly 20,000 fled last month alone. Humanitarian situation has been significantly deteriorating inside the city, protection for trapped civilians remains of high concern.
Events such as the Colombia mudslide, the recent Peru floods, and last October’s Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, highlight the need to address the underlying social and economic forces that place human settlements at risk.
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.