Peru: Floods and Landslides DREF Operation n° MDRPE009 Final Report

A. Situation Analysis

A.1 Description of the Disaster

The intense rains, which began falling in early April, affected the populations living near the rivers. According to INDECI's latest consolidated report, 33 districts across Loreto were affected, affecting 29,481 families (147,405 people), damaging 29,166 homes, rendering 336 homes uninhabitable, causing 2 to collapse, and damaging 672 educational institutions. In terms of agriculture, 6,982 hectares of crops were destroyed and 2,215 hectares were affected.

Given the situation, a state of emergency was declared via Supreme Decree No. 028- 2015- PCM in several districts in the provinces of Alto Amazonas, Loreto, Maynas, Requena and Ucayali.