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Death toll climbs to 120 in Colombia’s 2nd rainy season

Posted by feww on November 15, 2011

Extreme rain, storms, flooding and landslides continue to wreak havoc across Colombia

Colombia’s second rainy season has left at least 120 dead and affected about a third of a million people since July.

Disaster Calendar 2011 – November 15

[November 15, 2011]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,583 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • Colombia. Extreme rain, storms, flooding and landslides across Colombia have killed at least 120 and affected about a thirs of a million people since July 1,  OCHA reported, citing SNAPD figures.
    • Armed conflict is also causing mass displacements in several areas, especially in southern Córdoba.
      • “Civilian population caught between armed confrontations in Cauca. Military operations registered over the past several weeks, which are likely to continue, have had serious consequences for the civilian population trapped by hostilities. Armed confrontations triggered mass displacements and restrictions on mobility and access to vital goods among civilians.
      • “Mass displacements in southern Córdoba. During the reporting period, Acción Social reported a new displacement in the department. According to information collected by OCHA, 20 displacements have taken place in Córdoba, through 2011. The figure indicates an increase by 185% in comparison to 2010, with seven mass displacements registered.” OCHA reported.

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