Natural Hazards Monitoring

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Regular updates on natural hazards in the Americas.


 

24 Sep 2021
Official Severe Weather   Colombia (Update)  On 22 September, the Colombia National Unit for Disaster Risk Management (UNGRD as per its acronym in Spanish) updated the situationregarding the ongoing flooding caused by the overflow of the Cauca River in the La Mojana Sub-region in Sucre, Bolívar, Córdoba,…
21 Sep 2021
Official Severe Weather   Guatemala (Update)   On 20 September, the Guatemala National Coordination System for Disaster Reduction (CONRED as per its acronym in Spanish) reported heavy rains and strong winds that affected 5 communities in the department of Suchitepéquez. According to the Damage Assessment and Needs Analysis (EDAN as…
21 Sep 2021
Official Severe Weather   Colombia (Update)   On 17 September, the Colombia National Unit for Disaster Risk Management (UNGRD as per its acronym in Spanish), published the 2021 Rainy Season Contingency Plan is ongoing and will be implemented until December 2021. As of 17 September, 79 events have occurred in 65 municipalities in…
17 Sep 2021
Official Severe Weather   Colombia (update)  On 15 September, the Colombia National Unit for Disaster Management Risk (UNGRD as per its acronym in Spanish) published a report on the effects of the rainy season as of 15 September. To date, a total of 67 severe weather events have been reported in 58…
16 Sep 2021
Official Severe Weather   Guatemala (Update)   On 14 September, the Guatemala National Coordination System for Disaster Reduction (CONRED as per its acronym in Spanish) reported 11 incidents that have affected 11,799. In the departments of San Marcos, Sololá, Guatemala, and Santa Rosa, 6 landslides, 3 floods, and 2…
14 Sep 2021
Official Severe Weather   Colombia   On 13 September, the Colombia National Unit for Disaster Risk (UNGRD as per its acronym in Spanish) published a report on Severe Weather events as of 13 September. According to the report, between 1 and 13 September, a total of 59 severe weather events…
14 Sep 2021
Official  Severe Weather    Colombia (Update)  According to a Cruz Roja Colombiana report, 11 municipalities in the departments of Antioquia, Córdoba, Sucre, and Bolívar were impacted due to the overflow of the Cauca River. In total, 12,000 persons were affected, 4 shelters were established, 500 tents were provided by Unidad…
10 Sep 2021
Official Severe Weather   Guatemala   On 9 September, the Guatemala National Coordination System for Disaster Reduction (CONRED as per its acronym in Spanish) reported that since the beginning of the 2021 Rainy Season, a total of 717 severe weather incidents have been recorded in the form of mudslides, floods, and landslides. In…
10 Sep 2021
Official Tropical Depression Ida   United States of America (Update)   On 9 September, the United States Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provided an update for the passage of Tropical Depression Ida. A total of 201 Boil Advisories remain in Louisiana (a decrease of 22 Boil Advisories from last…