Natural Disasters Monitoring - October 21, 2019

Report
from Pan American Health Organization
Published on 21 Oct 2019 View Original

Official Sources:

Forest Fire
Bolivia (Update)
On 18 October 2019, the Humanitarian Country Team (EHP) published its forest fire emergency report updated as 14 October. A total of 9,000 persons have been affected due to forest fires, and 3.9 million hectares have burned from different areas. The report is available in Spanish at: EHP.

Unofficial Sources:

Severe Weather

Mexico
On 21 October 2019, media reported that Tropical Storm "Priscila" caused floods in areas of Jalisco Department, Mexico, over the weekend. The State Civil Protection Unit evacuated 85 persons in 3 communities and maintains constant monitoring on the rivers and dams. The report is available in Spanish at: Debate.

Peru
On 21 October 2019, media reported heavy rain over the weekend caused destruction in the provinces of Lamas and San Martin, Peru. The rain affected more than 28 houses and 70 persons. The report is available in Spanish at: Voces.