Details of Disaster Information

Peru : Snowstorm / Coldwave : 2013/08
GLIDE: CW-2013-000109-PER  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2013/08
Name Snowstorm / Coldwave
Outline Around 12,000 families have been left stranded after a two-day snowstorm cut off access to a high-altitude area, Carabaya province in southern Peru, officials said on Monday, August 26, 2013.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
UN Country Team in Peru 2013/09/02
Dead : 1
Severely damaged : 5,247
Partially damaged : 80,644
Destroyed houses : 137
Inhabitable houses : 739
Affected houses : 6,269

Related Links
  • UN Country Team in Peru 2013/09/02
    Snowfalls Emergencies in Cold Weather Season Office of the Resident Coordinator Situation Report No. 01 (as of 02 September 2013)
  • BBC 2013/09/01
    The Peruvian government has extended to nine more regions a state of emergency called to cope with unusually cold weather and heavy snowfall.
    At least two people have died and 33,000 others have been affected by cold spell.
  • Dairy Post 2013/08/27
    Snowstorm leaves 12,000 families stranded in Peru.
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