Landslide in Peru

The northwestern Department of Cajamarca has experienced persistent rainfall since early January resulting in several landslides registered in the provinces of Celend?n, Ja?n, San Ignacio and Santa Cruz. 4 deaths have been reported, 1 person injured and 10 placed in shelters. The rains have also caused the destruction of two homes and damage to several roads and highways (PAHO Weekly Report, 24 - 30 Jan 2009)

Source : Glide number

Disaster Information
Name: 
Landslide in Peru
Region: 
Peru
Occurance Date: 
30/01/2009