Colombia, seven departments under red alert for landslides, flooding

Posted on November 16, 2011 • Filed under: Agriculture, Colombia, Enviromental Issues, Health, Weather/Climate

The affected regions are Antioquia and Choco in the north, Caldas, Tolima and Quindio located in the central west of Valle and Nariño, Southwest, whose municipalities are facing serious risks of landslides and floods in the rivers flows

The intense winter living in Colombia has forced authorities to declare a red alert in seven of the 32 provinces of the country while the death toll since last September increased to 95 and 400 emergencies, according to sources Risk Management. Read Article

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