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COLOMBIA - Respuesta en la emergencia invernal del Chocó del Mecanismo Intersectorial de Respuesta (MIRE) - 29/11/2020 [CLONED]

The second rainy season throughout the national territory had its intensity peak on the weekend of thursday, november 11th. According to the Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies (IDEAM), as a result of La Niña’s phenomenon’s climatic variability confluence and Hurricane Iota’s passing through the Caribbean Sea, there was a drastic increase in the precipitation levels regarding the usual rainy season which it is recorded every year for this time. For the first time, Colombia’s Caribbean area in its history was hit by a category 5 hurricane, which passed through Providencia Island at a distance of only 18 kilometers. The pacific coast - where Chocó’s department is located -, was also hit severely...

Operacione(s)/Espacio(s) web: 
Organización(es): 
Acción contra el Hambre
Alianza por la Solidaridad
Corporación Infancia y Desarrollo (Colombia)
Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe
Médicos del Mundo
European Commission Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection
Fundacion Tierra de Paz (Colombia)
Consejo Noruego para los Refugiados
Plan International
Fecha de publicación original: 
11 Dic 2020
Tipo de documento: 
Reporte de situación SitRep
Centro de coordinación: 
Equipo Humanitario Chocó
Desastre(s)/Emergencia(s): 
Hurricane Iota - Nov 2020