Heavy rains, lanslides and floods across Colombia have killed three and forced 97,000 people from their houses, authorities said Saturday.
According to the country’s disaster prevention and response center, 43 municipalities in 15 departments were affected by the bad weather and its consequences.
The north-western department of Córdoba is most seriously affected, the center said. The national government started preparations to bring humanitarian aid to the region. A 150,000 sandbags are being arranged to prevent furtehr flooding of rivers.