It amounts to 23 the death toll by the rains in Peru
|The authorities of security and protection Civil of Peru maintain the workings of search and rescue. | Photo: @JaimeteleSUR|
The figure of dead by them rain and floods in Peru amounted this Saturday to 23, according to the last report official offered by the Ministry of the defense of that country.
Floods have left so far about 72 thousand people affected, so how about 994 houses destroyed and 46 kilometers of roads collapsed. The number of affected by the loss of their homes amounts to 6.003 people in all the country, reported the Minister of Defense Peruvian Jorge Nieto.
> Designate in emergency areas affected by rains in Peru during a visit to the victims in the Chaclacayo district, East of Lima, Nieto said that the emergency flood has caused injuries to 37 people across this region.
“In these cases, what have made is deploy them tents of the Institute of Defense Civil (Indeci) with the support that have of them municipalities provincial and district to provide shelter to the families affected until begin the reconstruction”, said to the press.
The landslides of mud and floods have caused, in addition, the destruction of 14 bridges and damage to other 32, as well as blockage of 375 kilometers of roads.
The Minister stressed that 3 thousand troops from the armed forces have been deployed to give support to the climate emergency, half of which are in the regions of Arequipa, Ica, Lambayeque, Lima (capital) and Piura, the worst hit by the mudslides.
“There are broken that not is activated from makes more than 80 years, as that that blocked the variant of Uchumayo in Arequipa, that was an event absolutely unusual.” And there are others that have been affected with intensities greater than expected,”said Nieto on the magnitude of the rains of the past few days.
> Rains wreak havoc in Peru the data: the Peruvian Government declared emergency several districts of the Lambayeque region and Loreto by floods to facilitate removal of debris and aid to victims.