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Peru: Cold Wave: 2012/06 Country Information on DRR

Period 2012/06
Country or District Peru
Event Type Cold Wave
Outline More than 3,000 people in the Peruvian Andes have been affected by the cold weather, mostly in the departments of Puno, Cusco, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Apurimac, Huancavelica and Junin.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA 2012/07/16
More than 30,100 people have been affected by the frosts. Puno is the most affected department.

OCHA 2012/07/02
INDECI reported on 28 June that 19,619 people have been affected.

OCHA 2012/06/25
On 22 June, INDECI reported 11,665 people affected by extreme cold weather.

OCHA 2012/06/11
The majority of the affected people are in the department of Arequipa, where authorities have delivered 1,160 blankets and clothing.

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OCHA 2012/08/01
Peru: Cold Wave (as of 1 Aug 2012)