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Cyclone Yaku

Peru, Cyclone Yaku and the never-ending disaster.a recurrent failure of prevention systems and scant attention to the pre-Hispanic heritage once again submerge this country in water and chaos.

Cyclone Yaku, a low pressure system with a great capacity to produce rain. This phenomenon, and the rainy season in general, has so far left 61 dead, 12,200 people affected and 1,326 houses destroyed. Economic losses have been estimated at US$4 billion.