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Colombia: Landslide Response 2017

COLOMBIA LANDSLIDE RESPONSE 2017 On April 1, 2017 landslides plowed through the city of Mocoa in southwestern Colombia. Torrential rains caused flooding and surging rivers leading to widespread damage to affected communities. A large part of the city was destroyed, and there was a serious risk of additional landslides. The landslides disrupted water supplies, health services, roads, bridges, electricity, [...]