Colombia

Colombia - Landslide (DAGRD Medellin, IDEAM, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 24 November 2021)

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  • On 23 November, the Medellin Department of Disaster Risk Management (DAGRD) reported a landslide event triggered by heavy rain, which occurred in San Josè de la Cima neighbourhood, in the outskirts of Medellin City (central Antioquia Department, north-west Colombia), resulting in casualties.
  • According to the media, one person died and two were injured, while a number of houses were damaged.
  • Moderate rain is forecast on 24-25 November for Medellin City.