Jujan, Guayas Ecuador neighborhoods evacuated because of river overflowing

Posted on March 25, 2017 • Filed under: Ecuador, Ecuador Emergency, Weather/Climate

ecuavisa.com reported at least a dozen neighborhoods in Jujan, in the province of Guayas, were affected by the Yellow River (Río Amarillo) overflow.
In some sectors, the inhabitants evacuated their homes because the water level reached 60 cm. Of height. They are concerned that there is no sewer system to drain excess water.

Staff of the Municipal Risk Management Unit visited some of the affected areas in the urban and rural area. It is expected that the Emergency Operations Committee (EOC) will be installed in the next few hours to assess the situation and determine whether it will be necessary to declare the canton on alert. Read Full Article with pictures

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