REDLAC Weekly Note on Emergencies Latin America & the Caribbean, Year 5 – Volume 240

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • PERU: 1,690 people affected by rains. More than 560 houses destroyed.

  • BRAZIL: 2,1 million people affected by rains. 38,000 people have evacuated their homes.

  • CHILE: Forest fires are under control, 45,000 hectares were burnt.

  • PARAGUAY & BRAZIL: Drought is affecting agriculture and a 25 per cent decrease in harvest is expected.

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