Natural Hazards Monitoring

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Regular updates on natural hazards in the Americas.


 

27 Jun 2022
Severe Weather    Colombia (Update)   On 24 June, the Colombia National Unit for Disaster Risk Management (UNGRD per its acronym in Spanish) reported that between 1-24 June, 173 events related to the rainy season affected 128 municipalities in 23 departments. More than 36,300 people have been affected, 12 people have died, 4 have…
23 Jun 2022
Severe Weather    Honduras   On 22 June, the Honduras National Risk and Contingency Management Offices (COPECO per its acronym in Spanish) reported a green alert due to persistent rains and risks of landslides in the departments of Santa Bárbara, Copán, Ocotepeque, Lempira, Intibucá, Francisco Morazán, and a state of emergency has…
22 Jun 2022
Severe Weather   Colombia (Update)   On 21 June, the Colombia National Unit for Disaster Risk Management (UNGRD per its acronym in Spanish), reported that 148 events related to the rains between 1 -20 June have impacted 110 municipalities in 21 departments. These events have affected 10,500 people, caused 12 fatalities and 4 injuries,…
21 Jun 2022
Unofficial   Severe Weather   Guatemala   On 20 June, according to a media report, since the beginning of the rainy season at the start of May, 1,001,563 people have been affected by various weather events. There have been 4,395 people who have been evacuated and 639 people still reside in shelters. In terms of damage, 134 roads…
20 Jun 2022
Severe Weather   Guatemala (Update)   On 19 June, the Guatemala National Coordination System for Disaster Reduction (CONRED per its acronym in Spanish), reported that between 18-19 June, 12 incidents related to the Rainy Season were reported in the departments of Guatemala, Escuintla, El Progreso, Jalapa, Jutiapa, Sacatepéquez, Santa…
17 Jun 2022
Severe Weather   Colombia (Update)   On 17 June, the Colombia National Unit for Disaster Risk Management (UNGRD per its acronym in Spanish), reported that between 16 March to 15 June, 912 events related to the rainy season impacted 428 municipalities of 28 departments. Landslides, floods, and flash floods were the most common…
16 Jun 2022
Severe Weather   Honduras   On 15 June, the Honduras the Permanent Contingency Commission (COPECO per its acronym in Spanish) reported a Yellow Alert for the departments of Ocotepeque, La Paz, Intibucá, Francisco Morazán, Choluteca y Valle, and Green Alerts remain for the departments of Comayagua, Cortés, Santa Bárbara, Copán, Yoro,…
15 Jun 2022
Severe Weather  Colombia  On 14 June, the Bucaramanga Mayor’s Office reported heavy rains in Bucaramanga, Colombia that caused floods, clogged sewers, fallen trees, and the overflow of streams. Firefighters, Civil Defense, Police, Risk Management, and teams from various government departments have been assisting the affected population…
14 Jun 2022
Severe Weather   Guatemala (Update)   On 13 June, the Guatemala National Coordination System for Disaster Reduction (CONRED per its acronym in Spanish) reported that since the beginning of the 2022 Rainy Season, 273 weather related events have occurred affecting 500,082 people. There were 1,965 people who were evacuated, 4,757 people…