At least 24 dead or missing after heavy rains hit Tarija, Bolivia

At least 24 dead or missing after heavy rains hit Tarija, Bolivia

Heavy rains affecting the Tarija department of southeastern Bolivia over the past couple of days caused severe flash floods in which at least 4 people lost their lives and 20 remain missing. Heavy rains started falling late February 20, causing the Itayuro stream in…

Severe floods hit Bolivia and Paraguay

Severe floods hit Bolivia and Paraguay

Floods triggered by heavy rainfall have been reported in parts of Bolivia and Paraguay over the past couple of days, resulting in damage and casualties. Floods affected 7 of Bolivias 9 provinces. The worst affected are Cochabamba, Beni, and Pando, where floods and…

Floods and landslides hit Bolivia, causing widespread destruction

Floods and landslides hit Bolivia, causing widespread destruction

At least eight people lost their lives as heavy rains continue to lash parts of Bolivia, civil defense authorities confirmed on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. The severe weather also triggered floods and landslides, causing widespread destruction. 250 families have…

Floods and landslides hit Bolivia, killing at least 6 people

Floods and landslides hit Bolivia, killing at least 6 people

Heavy rains have been battering parts of Bolivia since January 11, 2020, causing floods and landslides in which at least 6 people lost their lives. Three municipalities declared a state of emergency. In Chuquisaca Department, the Quirpinchaca river burst due to…

Floods in Bolivia’s Santa Cruz cause extensive damage, 3 deaths

Floods in Bolivia’s Santa Cruz cause extensive damage, 3 deaths

Heavy rain that flooded several localities of Bolivia's Santa Cruz department on January 2, 2018 is blamed for the deaths of at least 3 people. First evaluations show extensive damage in more than 12 municipalities, authorities said. The floods have damaged and…

Massive floods hit Bolivia, at least 8 people dead

Massive floods hit Bolivia, at least 8 people dead

Heavy rains which started last week have caused massive flooding and mudslides in Bolivia over the past couple of days, killing at least 8 people by January 2, 2017. The worst affected are remote communities in the west of the country. A state of emergency has been…

Deadly floods hit drought-stricken Bolivia

Deadly floods hit drought-stricken Bolivia

Several areas of drought-stricken Bolivia received heavy rain over the past couple of days, leading to flooding which claimed lives of at least 4 deaths. As of December 5, national authorities reported that three people have been killed in Cochabamba department. The…