At least 60 homes buried after part of a hill collapses in northern Peru

At least 60 homes buried after part of a hill collapses in northern Peru

At least 60 homes were buried by a landslide in La Libertad, a mountainous area of northern Peru around 08:30 LT on March 15, 2022. At least 7 people are missing and there are fears there could be dozens buried under the rubble. The slide took place in the Cinco…

Large landslide hits Dosquebradas, burying 6 homes, Colombia

Large landslide hits Dosquebradas, burying 6 homes, Colombia

Heavy rains triggered a large landslide in the town of Dosquebradas, central Colombia at around 11:25 UTC on February 8, 2022, burying 6 homes. According to the state National Unit for Management of Risks and Disasters, at least 36 people were injured and 16 lost…

Massive mudflow hits Quito after extremely heavy rain, Ecuador

Massive mudflow hits Quito after extremely heavy rain, Ecuador

A destructive mudflow hit the La Gasca suburb of Ecuador's capital Quito (population 2.7 million) on January 31, 2022, sweeping away homes and cars, and claiming the lives of at least 24 people. At least 12 people are still missing and 48 were injured. The event…

At least 21 lives lost after floods and landslides hit Sao Paulo, Brazil

At least 21 lives lost after floods and landslides hit Sao Paulo, Brazil

Floods and landslides caused by heavy rains affecting the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil from Friday to Sunday, January 28 – 30, 2022, claimed the lives of at least 21 people and left more than 600 families without homes. At least 9 have been injured and many more…