Peru - Flash floods and mudslides update (COEN-INDECI, SENAMHI) (ECHO Daily Flash of 27 February 2020)

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  • 15 are confirmed dead following mudslides and flash floods in southern Region of Peru. On 23 February, 5 people died, 10 are missing and 13 injured in Santa Teresa District (La Convencion Province, Cusco Department) following a mudslide. 4 others were injured after the Kitamayo river flooded Pisac District (Calca Province, Cusco Department).
  • Search and rescue operations are ongoing and those affected are being evacuated from Salkantay Delta.
  • Orange alerts for heavy rain remain in place for southern region, including Cusco Department on 27-28 Febraury.