Disasters Charter: Floods in ColombiaDecember 10, 2010 at 3:28 pm | Posted in Space Law | Leave a comment
by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty
The Disasters Charter has been activated for Floods in Colombia:
Floods in Colombia
Type of Event: Floods, Landslide
Location of Event: Colombia
Date of Charter Activation: 06/12/2010
Charter Requestor: SIFEM
Project Management: CONAE
Description of the Event:
Days of torrential rain have brought widespread flooding to Colombia, destroying thousands of homes, killing at least 20 people and about 150 people missing.
A state of emergency has been declared in Santa Lucia and Bello.