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Antioquia’s five municipalities are on red and orange alert due to the risk of landslides

Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies (IDEA) low alert For the different municipalities of Antioquia Given the risk of flash floods and landslides due to heavy rains.

According to the latest technical report made public by that institution, reduced last Thursday, January 26, At least five municipalities are on red and orange alert due to the possibility of mass movements.

Whereas Dabiba remains the most dangerous in the municipality, The only body on red alert also asked to pay special attention to municipalities Concepción, Frontino, Sonsón and Vigia del Fuerte, In which Orange Alert is made.

For this reason, Another 60 municipalities are on yellow alert: Bumblebee, Abriaqui, Amaga, Amalfi, Andes, Angelopolis, Enorre, Algeria, Armenia, Belmira, Betulia, Briseno, Buritica, Caceres, Cacedo, Caldas, Camp, Canasgordes, Caracoli, Carmanta, Bolivar City, Concordia, Ebjico, Fredonia, Giraldo, Heliconia, Ituango, La Union, Maceo, Medellin, Montebello, Murindo, Nariño, Olaya, Port Berio, Port Nare, Port Triomphe, Remedies, Sabanalarga, Salgar, St. Charles, St. Francis, St. Jerome, St. Luis, St. Peter of the Miracles, St. Barbara, St. Faith of Antioch, Segovia, Sopetrán, Taraz, Titiribí, Toledo, Uramita, Urao, Valdivia, Venice, Yali, Yarumal, Yolombo, Zaragoza.

Similarly, in view of the danger of flash floods, the institute called for special attention on at least five rivers.

In the case of Antioquia, the most delicate are Murree River, at the height of the municipality of Urrava; Murindo River and its tributaries, at the height of Vigía del Fuerte; why Medellin River, mainly at the height of Barbosa. Huh Three basins remain under orange alert.

dirty river, as it passes through the municipalities of Nuevo Belen de Bajira, Frontino, Abriqui, Uramita, Dabiba, Canasgordes and Mutata; And this Frio River and other tributaries of the Cauca River in Cartama, Pueblorrico, Támesis and Valparaíso He has been put on yellow alert.

As a result of this scenario, the Antioquia Risk Management Administrative Department (Dagran) distributed emergency kits made of life jackets to 93 municipalities on Thursday.

Dagran director Jaime Enrique Gomez Zapata made a call to the population to be attentive to the behavior of rivers and warned that because of the incident of the girl Rain is still expected in Antioquia.

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