On January 28, the Peruvian government declared Puno to be in a state of emergency due to the heavy rains and resulting floods. Reports indicate that seven people died, 700 homes were destroyed, 2,373 homes and 44 schools were damaged, and more than 7,000 people have been affected by the flooding. In addition, 7,000 cattle have been lost, seven bridges collapsed, and thousands of hectares of land damaged.
Providing individual and community development and disaster relief without regard to political or religious association, age or ethnicity, ADRA is present in more than 125 countries.
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