Colombia flood planning , December 2007

Dec

26
2007

Colombia Flood, 05 December 2007: (from gdacs.org ) – Heavy rains caused by La La Niヨa, the second rainy season began in mid-September. 852,239 people affected by flooding in 83 municipalities in 23 departments. 400,000 hectares farmland submerged. Bridges damaged. roads closed. “At least 90 people have been killed in floods and landslides and crops on thousands of hectares of land have been destroyed in the country in the aftermath of heavy rain since early October.” November 15 – 60,000 homeless when Magdalena, Cauca, Rancheria, Sogamoso and the San Jorge rivers all overflowed their banks. Read more


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