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Landslides and floods have been affecting Huanuco, Pasco and Cusco departments (central Peru) since mid-December. National authorities report more than 300 families affected by the floods in Huanuco Department since the start of the year. 25 homes were damaged by a landslide in San Pablo de Pillao District on 8 January. 15 are confirmed dead following mudslides and flash floods in southern Region of Peru. On 23 February, 5 people died, 10 are missing and 13 injured in Santa Teresa District (La Convencion Province, Cusco Department) following a mudslide. 4 others were injured after the Kitamayo river flooded Pisac District (Calca Province, Cusco Department). Search and rescue operations are ongoing and those affected are being evacuated from Salkantay Delta. Orange alerts for heavy rain remain in place for southern region, including Cusco Department on 27-28 February.
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