80 people died in heavy rains in Colombia
Since the beginning of March in Colombia, 80 people died and 10 people went missing in the heavy rains and landslides that have continued throughout the country.
According to the latest report of the National Disaster Risk Management Unit (UNGRD), Cundinamarca, Antioquia and Santander regions were most affected by heavy rains and landslides.
As a result of severe floods and landslides since March, 80 people lost their lives and 10 people disappeared.
In total, 418 towns were severely damaged by the heavy rains.
In these regions, 16,295 houses were damaged due to precipitation and landslides.
According to the report, 730 highways, 72 bridges, 37 pedestrian crossings, 90 aqueducts, 37 sewers, 108 educational institutions and 7 health centers were damaged by the disaster.
Floods and landslides that occur every year in Colombia as a result of heavy rains cause many deaths and serious damage.