About 62,000 families were affected during the rainy season in Colombia and at least 26 people died
The Colombian government announced on the 21st local time that the reconstruction of the disaster area after the passage of Hurricane Yota has been fully carried out.
In addition to helping to evacuate hundreds of tourists stranded there, temporary hospitals have been built and emergency repairing water, electricity and other infrastructure. Water supply is expected to be restored in about 80% of the Providencia this weekend.
According to the latest data released by the Colombian National Risk Prevention and Control Agency, so far, about 62,000 families in more than 300 cities across the country have been affected, at least 26 people have died and 8 have disappeared.
At least 154 floods, 143 landslides, and 32 river levels have risen or overflowed nationwide.
According to the forecast of the meteorological department, the La Niña phenomenon may continue into the first quarter of 2021.