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Peru : Cold Wave : 2002/07/17
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Duration 2002/07/17
Country
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District
Peru
Name Cold Wave
Outline Peru appealed for international aid on Wednesday as it scrambled to send food, medicine and blankets to southern regions where freak cold temperatures have killed 59 people in what officials say is a harbinger of the devastating El Nino weather phenomenon.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.3 2002/07/23
Dead: 59 people
Affected: 86,682 people
Homes Destroyed: 198
Homes Affected: 20,732


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