Colombia

Colombia: UN refugee agency steps up aid to flood-affected communities

The United Nations refugee agency is boosting its efforts to provide emergency assistance to thousands of Colombians affected by recent flooding that has been called the worst natural catastrophe in the country’s history by its leader.

UN disaster assessment team arrives in flood-hit Colombia

A three-member United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination team (UNDAC) has arrived in Colombia to support the ongoing response to the floods, which are affecting over 2 million people.

UN agencies in Colombia allocate funds for flood emergency response

United Nations agencies have mobilised nearly $6 million to support efforts by the Colombian Government to respond to the humanitarian needs of those affected by the heavy rainfall that has caused floods and landslides in the South American country.