Paraguay – Heavy Rain Affects 200 Families in Asunción

Disaster authorities in Paraguay reported that more than 200 families were affected by heavy rain in Asunción.

A home collapsed after heavy rain in Asunción, Paraguay, inuring 1 person. Photo: SEN

Paraguay’s National Emergency Secretariat (SEN) reported on 30 January that families were affected by the rain in several parts of the city. SEN have provided tents and building supplies along with mattresses and blankets.

An elderly woman was trapped under rubble after her house collapsed in the Curupayty neighbourhood. The woman suffered some injuries but managed to escape.

Heavy rain was also reported in Choré district in San Pedro department, where SEN has also distributed relief supplies.