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Peru: Flood: 2002/04/10 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/04/10
Country or District Peru
Event Type Flood
Outline Heavy rain hammered northern Peru, causing rivers to burst their banks and sweeping away homes and blocking roads. More than 5,000 people were affected and hundreds were left homeless but there were no immediate reports of deaths
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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ReliefWeb (Childreach) 2002/04/05
Peru has recently been hit by heavy floods following 13 hours of continuous rain.

CNN news 2002/04/10
Floods hit northern Peru, 5,000 affected, no dead