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Peru

Lima's time bomb: How mudslides threaten the city

20 Jun 2017, Guardian, the

Self-built homes in Lima are posing a threat to the city and its inhabitants, as the constructions are built with no technical assistance. As a result, the homes are not resistant to natural disasters, such as earthquakes and floods. Only a fraction of the funds earmarked for disaster prevention has been used, and the population continues to grow.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros
  • Website: http://www.pcm.gob.pe/
  • Contact:Secretario de Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres
  • Phone:+511 219-7000 anexo 1161 +511 945236308 ó 989 857 617


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros
  • Website: http://www.pcm.gob.pe/
  • Contact:Secretario de Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres
  • Phone:+511 219-7000 anexo 1161 +511 945236308 ó 989 857 617
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