Disasters Charter: Floods in Colombia

December 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.

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