Paraguay

Natural Disasters Monitoring - October 26, 2018

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Severe Weather
Paraguay (Update)
On 25 October 2018, the National Emergency Secretariat of Paraguay (SEN) published an updated information regarding the severe weather situation in Paraguay; at least 800 families were affected due to floods in the Districts of Antequera, Chore, San Estanislao, and San Pedro del Ycuamandyju, San Pedro Department. In addition, the Municipal Board declared a state of emergency for the city of Asuncion due to floods for a period of 90 days. The Paraguay Information Agency (IP) reported more than 1,100 families were evacuated from Asuncion city due to an overflow of the Paraguay river. The reports are available in Spanish at: Secretaria de Emergencia Nacional and Agencia de Informacion.