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Peru: Flood resilience project hit by fatal landslide - Practical Action

25 Mar 2015, Practical Action

Practical Action initiated a project designed to make those living on the banks of the Rio Rimac more resilient to flooding and better prepared to cope when a disaster strikes. 'We believe that in future people living on the banks of the Rio Rimac will be far better equipped to survive such floods,' said Colin McQuistan, Policy and Practice Advisor...


General Facts
  • Population: 857 million (2005)
  • Density: 20 per sq km
  • Total Area: 42,322 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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