Bolivia

Bolivia - Floods (SENAMHI, FloodList, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 18 November 2021)

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  • Heavy rain caused Mercke and Mapiri Rivers to break their banks over 11-12 November in Larecaja Province (La Paz Department, central-western Bolivia), resulting in casualties.

  • According to media reports, seven people died and around 25 families have been affected in Mapiri Town. Floods caused extensive damage to houses and roads across Mapiri and humanitarian assistance is being distributed to the affected population.

  • Drier conditions are expected for the next 24 hours over La Paz Department.