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Peru Advice & Security Series Travel Advisory (2018)TinTinUpdatedMarch 26, 201942170100
According to the current U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory, Peru has been assessed as level 1: exercise normal precautions. The following information is an extract of the current Travel Advisory for Peru issued by the U.S. Department of State. Additional information has been added by the U.S. Embassy in Lima and the author.
Already since the beginning of this year Peru is heavily affected by extreme weather conditions. Excessive rainfalls in areas were usually little or no rain occurs have caused flooding and destruction across the country for weeks.
Patricia García, the Minister of Health, confirmed that about 70 – 80% of the valuable stock of medication and important documents from previous years were lost in a fire last night in the state owned warehouse located in the district of El Agustino.
Peru Advice & Security Series Part 8SunflowerUpdatedMarch 26, 201933940100
Earthquakes are among the most powerful and terrifying events on earth. Unfortunately for thousands of years they have been a common occurrence in Peru. Although scientists have tried for decades to predict earthquakes, until today we still don’t know when and where to expect the next tremor.