Costa Rica : Tropical Depression : 2011/10/12
|Country or District||Costa Rica|
|Outline||Similarly to other countries in Central America, Costa Rica has been affected by intense rainfall brought by Tropical Depression 12-E. This weather front, combined with the effects of previous precipitations and the saturation of soils since early October, has caused severe damages in the western and southern regions of Costa Rica.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
Although damage and needs assessments are rather preliminary as many communities are isolated, at least 233,475 persons are living in the affected areas, and 46,695 of them are considered to be directly affected. Thus far, 4 deaths have been reported.