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Peru:Cold Wave:2002/07/17

Duration2002/07/17 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.
Country or DistrictPeru
NameCold Wave

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage 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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