Mocoa

In Colombia, a model town for sustainable adaptation to climate change

 04/24/2017 - 02:50
Neida Zambrano (l) and the head of the local United Nations project to adapt to climate change, Diana Diaz (r), give a tour of a new house adapted to global warming in the Colombian town of El Torno on April 22, 2017. The town was seriously affected in 2010 by flooding, which destroyed crops and homes, but today the community of 600 residents is an example of resilience and sustainable adaptation to climate change. EFE/Mauricio Dueñas Castañeda

The town of El Torno, in Colombia's northern province of Sucre, was seriously affected by flooding, which destroyed crops and homes, but today the community of 600 residents is an example of resilience and sustainable adaptation to climate change.

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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 2:45am
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Neida Zambrano (l) and the head of the local United Nations project to adapt to climate change, Diana Diaz (r), give a tour of a new house adapted to global warming in the Colombian town of El Torno on April 22, 2017. The town was seriously affected in 2010 by flooding, which destroyed crops and homes, but today the community of 600 residents is an example of resilience and sustainable adaptation to climate change. EFE/Mauricio Dueñas Castañeda

254 muertos en la avalancha de Mocoa

 04/03/2017 - 11:59
Miembros de los equipos de emergencia rescatan el cuerpo de una mujer hoy, domingo 2 de abril de 2017, luego de una avalancha que afectó 17 barrios de la ciudad y que dejó más de 200 muertos en Mocoa, Putumayo (Colombia). EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ
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La Capital del Departamento de Putumayo, al sur de Colombia, se vio sepultada por una avalancha de lodo y agua causada por el desbordamiento de tres ríos aledaños.

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Miembros de los equipos de emergencia rescatan el cuerpo de una mujer hoy, domingo 2 de abril de 2017, luego de una avalancha que afectó 17 barrios de la ciudad y que dejó más de 200 muertos en Mocoa, Putumayo (Colombia). EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ