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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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Deadly mudslides bury western Colombia

Posted by feww on November 7, 2011

Mudslides leave at least 32 people dead, many more injured or missing

States of Emergency have been declared in 27 of Colombia’s 32 departments after extreme rains triggered about 400 separate incidents of flooding and mudslides.

Disaster Calendar 2011 – November 7

[November 7, 2011]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,591 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • Colombia. Mudslide in the western Colombia have left at least 32 people dead, many others injured and up to 40 missing.
    • Manizales, about 160 kilometers (100 miles) northwest of the capital, Bogota is the worst affected area.
    • States of Emergency have been declared in 27 of Colombia’s 32 departments after extreme rains triggered about 400 separate incidents of flooding and mudslides.
    • Yet another one of Colombia’s worst rainy seasons in memory has forced up to half a million people to flee their homes.
    • Weather forecasters say this year’s rainy season could extend until March 2012, with up to 300 percent of the average rainfall expected throughout November and December.
    • Colombia’s two rainy seasons normally occur from April to June and  from September to December.
    • Torrential rains and related incidents have left at least 100 people dead, injured or missing since the beginning of rainy season on September 1.
    • Torrential rains have also damaged or destroyed about 50,000 homes.
    • Alpes-Maritimes, France. The authorities have evacuated  at least 1,000 people from Alpes-Maritimes department (district) after extensive flooding inundated parts of southern France.
      • Hundreds of others have also been evacuated from Hérault and Var department where flooding caused extensive damage, leaving at least 5 people dead.
    • Italy. Storms and torrential rain continue to wreak havoc across Italy.
      • Turin. The government has told thousands of residents to evacuate the city of Turin, as River Po, Italy’s longest river, rose more than 4m (13 feet) threatening to inundate low-lying areas in and around the city (pop: 1 million).
      • Naples. The authorities have issued multiple flood warnings across the city of Naples amid widespread flooding caused by torrential rain.
      • Milan. The authorities have ordered schools in Milan, Naples and Turin to close down because of the flooding.
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  • Bangkok, Thailand. Floodwater has surrounded two industrial parks east of Bangkok, threatening to inundate more than 250 factories, as two new low pressure systems approach the region.
    • Meantime, the reported death toll from flooding since late July has now reached 506, with 25 of the country’s 77 provinces  currently affected, authorities said.
    • See also: Bangkok Primed for Collapse

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