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Guatemala OCHA- Situation Report No. 5 (as of 27 June 2018) Volcanic Eruption of Fuego Volcano

• Some 750 homes remain at risk (745 in Escuintla and 5 in Sacatepéquez) and 186 homes in Escuintla have been destroyed.
• Authorities declare communities near the Volcán de Fuego volcano in the departments of Escuintla and Sacatepéquez at high risk (see lahar threat map).
• According to an agricultural sector loss perception assessment, 16,932 small-scale farmers were affected by the fall of ash and sand in communities of the departments of Sacatepéquez, Chimaltenango and Escuintla, with 13,611 hectares of crops affected, totaling an estimated economic loss of US$12,299,701.04

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United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
27 Jun 2018
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Situation Report