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April 7, 2017

Emergency Assistance to Colombia in Response to the Flood Damage

The Japan International Cooperation Agency will provide emergency relief goods as below in response to the request from the Government of the Republic of Colombia regarding the damage caused by the flood.
1. Disaster situation
The flood, which occurred on April 1 in Mocoa, the capital city of the Department of Putumayo, has caused serious human and property damage. According to the Government of Colombia, the damage situation as of April 6 was as follows:
Deaths 301
Injured 332
Affected 3,240

2. Goods supplied
A. Emergency relief goods (from the JICA Miami warehouse)
Generators, etc.

B. Shipping schedule
The goods will be transported from the JICA warehouse in Miami to Bogota, the capital city of Colombia, on the next available flight.


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