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Monitoring Emergencies: Peru - 02/01/2017: Flood in San Juan de Lurigancho, Lima - Update

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Peru - 02/01/2017

Flood in San Juan de Lurigancho, Lima- Update: On January 31, 2017, heavy rains occurred in the highlands, where an increase and then later the overflow of the Jicamara (Huaycoloro River) and Rimac Rivers, caused challenges in communication channels. A damage assessment and needs analysis are being reported to authorities. Heavy machinery is located in the area, which will be used to begin the cleanup once river levels decrease. (OS: INDECI)