Peru: Natural disasters affected over 1.1 million citizens

Caravelí es una de las provincias más afectadas por las lluvias y desborde de ríos en la región Arequipa. ANDINA/Internet

10:49 | Lima, May. 21.

Emergency caused by heavy rains, overflowing rivers, landslides and floods has so far affected 1,138,619 people, according to the latest National Emergency Operations Center's (COEN) report.

Likewise, natural disasters have left 235,806 victims.

Death toll remains at 145, according to COEN's document.

Furthermore, damaged homes total 260,522.


Published: 5/21/2017