Peru

Monitoring Emergencies: Peru - 09/30/2016: State of emergency declared due to lack of water in Arequipa - Update

A state of emergency was declared by Executive powers due to imminent danger from a lack of water in the districts of Cocachacra, Dean Valdivia, Punta de Bombón, Mejia, and Mollendo of the province of Islay (Arequipa), for a period of 60 days. This measure will be used for the implementation of immediate actions necessary to reduce the very high risk. (M: ANDINA)