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18 Aug 2017 description
report UN Population Fund
Mobile health brigades, protection kits to prevent and respond to gender-based violence, and the provision of medical equipment all help to strengthen the community and build resilience.
21 Jul 2017 description
1.7 millones de personas han sido afectadas por El Niño Costero entre enero y abril de 2017. Principalmente, en las regiones de Ancash, La Libertad, Lambayeque y Piura.
29 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF has provided humanitarian assistance in WASH, protection, nutrition, health and education to 84,667 children and families in the most affected district of Piura, in the north.
26 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Water, sanitation, food, and protection are the main areas of concern. Health authorities have also reported a continued increase of probable cases of dengue in the Piura region.
18 May 2017 description
According to the Humanitarian Network of Peru, US$4.9 million are required for urgent food assistance interventions in the most-affected northern departments - Piura, Lambayeque and La Libertad.
14 May 2017 description
In eight of the 11 regions declared in emergency, 19,318 cases of dengue have been reported. Piura and Ica are the regions that report the highest number of cases.
10 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Los proyectos, a cargo de 6 agencias de la ONU, se desarrollarán en 10 distritos de las provincias de Piura y Morropón con un período promedio de duración de 3 a 4 meses.
26 Apr 2017 description
In the first quarter of 2017, sea temperature changes brought on by El Niño have unleashed heavy rainfall on Colombia, Ecuador, and particularly Peru, where more than 1,200,000 people are affected.
18 Apr 2017 description
The emergency has left nearly 1.1 million people needing help. The department of Piura is the most affected with a third of the population needing urgent assistance.
10 Apr 2017 description
Increases in rainfall have led to severe flooding in rural communities and urban areas in 24 of the country's 25 departments. One third of those affected live in the department of Piura.
05 Apr 2017 description
report UN Population Fund
As more than 1 million have been affected by severe flooding and landslides, UNFPA estimates some 5,500 women are at risk of sexual assault, and at least 550 pregnant women require urgent assistance.
05 Apr 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The number is rising and is expected to continue to do so over the coming weeks. UNICEF urgently needs $9.5 million for the initial emergency response.
31 Mar 2017 description
Perú pasa por las peores inundaciones en 30 años que ya dejaron 312,779 víctimas, 894,403 damnificados y costó la vida a 98 personas. Más de 57,500 personas se verán beneficiadas.
26 Mar 2017 description
The flight arrived in Lima is the first shipment of international aid sent by a humanitarian organization. The relief items will be delivered to the people in the most affected areas.
23 Mar 2017 description
Surging urban populations across cities in Latin America - a result of mass migration from rural to urban areas and of rapid population growth - make them increasingly vulnerable to floods.
22 Mar 2017 description
The EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated and €250,000 has been mobilised for emergency relief to communities affected by floods and mudslides in Peru.
20 Mar 2017 description
Las lluvias torrenciales han generado inundaciones, deslizamientos y flujos de lodo y piedras en 24 de las 25 regiones del país. Doce regiones han sido declaradas en Estado de Emergencia.
18 Mar 2017 description
110 localidades han quedado aisladas. La distribución de bienes de primera necesidad, como alimentos y agua, es muy compleja, indica el Director País de Acción contra el Hambre.
17 Mar 2017 description
report Voice of America
The floods and mudslides caused by unusually heavy rains follow a series of other storms. According to national authorities, a total of 62 people have died and 12,000 homes have been destroyed so far this year.
23 Feb 2017 description
The Red Cross is responding to the flooding that has particularly affected the provinces of Chiclayo and Lambayeque, leaving more than 46,000 people homeless.