● Nearly 1.3 million people have been affected or severely affected in the country as a result of the rains and flooding. Of these, more than 400,000 are children and adolescents.
● A total of 16,048 dengue cases at national level have been registered, among confirmed and probable cases, according to the Ministry of Health.
● 2,258 educational institutions have been affected and 198 collapsed and uninhabitable in the country
● More than 42,000 houses at national level have been destroyed, including collapsed and uninhabitable
● The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) allocated a total of US$5.1 million for the implementation of 9 UN agencies’ projects in the Piura region.
● The National Congress passed on 25 April the revised text of the law proposed by the Government for the reconstruction of the areas affected by the Niño Costero and the Authority for the Reconstruction with Changes (Autoridad para la Reconstrucción con Cambios -RCC).
1,292,320 Affected people (1,104,247) and Severely affected people (188,073) at national level
399,103 Severely affected and affected people in Piura
31,288 People in 205 temporary shelters
413,165 Severely affected and affected Children and adolescents
42,627 Destroyed Houses including 21,294 collapsed and 21,333 uninhabitable
4435,000 Food insecure People in the departamentsof Piura, Lambayeque,
La Libertad, Ancash and Tumbes
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