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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...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros
  • Website:http://www.pcm.gob.pe/
  • Contact:Secretario de Gestion del Riesgo de Desastres
  • Phone:(511) 219-7000 anexo 7111 (51) 9 8985-7617


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros
  • Website:http://www.pcm.gob.pe/
  • Contact:Secretario de Gestion del Riesgo de Desastres
  • Phone:(511) 219-7000 anexo 7111 (51) 9 8985-7617
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1990 2,200,000
Extreme temp. 2004 2,137,467
Extreme temp. 2003 1,839,888
Drought 1992 1,100,000
Extreme temp. 2007 884,572
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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