Peru

Peru floods: bringing relief to rural and remote areas

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Floods in Iquitos, Loreto. © OCHA. June 2015

Since the beginning of the rainy season in October 2014, seven months of steady rain has fallen in Loreto, Peru’s largest region, located in the far north of the country, and home to one million people. By April 2015, more than 13,000 people had lost everything and about 163,000 were unable to work, as their livelihoods were severely affected by the floods.

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