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Government Assigns $240 mn For Reconstruction in Northern Peru

Government Assigns $240 mn For Reconstruction in Northern Peru

The Government is assigning an initial 800 million soles (approx. $240mn) to northern Peru, where torrential rains continue to cause heavy damage to homes, farmland and overall infrastructure. Cabinet chief Fernando Zavala made the announcement following an emergency cabinet meeting in Piura and visits to key facilities in the area […]

Nine dead in Ayacucho mudslide, heavy rains continue

At least nine people were killed and 15 injured in Huamanga, Ayacucho, Wednesday evening when a mudslide rushed down San Martin street and pushed and entangled several buses and private vehicles at a city intersection. Heavy rains that caused the mudslide also damaged nine old adobe houses and flooded stores […]

Major highways collapse because of heavy rains in Peru’s Amazon region

Heavy rain in Peru’s Amazon region have caused various segments of the Fernando Belaunde Highway to collapse, leaving the Department of San Martín and thousands of people stranded, daily Peru21 reported Tuesday.

by · April 22, 2009 · 0 comments · Environment, Natural Disasters