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Lesly: We have fun and forget about the disaster

Lesly, 16, lives in a tent with her grandparents in one of the temporary shelters in Piura. When the river overflowed, her house flooded and she and her family were forced to leave. Read her story of courage and determination and get informed about Plan International's response to the emergency.

The river can take away everything except our dreams

After losing everything in the recent floods that have engulfed Peru, girls like Esther are on the road to recovery thanks to the opening of Plan International's child friendly spaces, known locally as the 'Plan of Joy'.

Peru: Plan International distributes humanitarian aid to 3,000 families affected by the floods

After the floods that affected more than 130 thousand children in Piura, the rehabilitation stage begins. Plan International keeps its commitment and support the needs of more than 3000 affected families.

Girls skipping over puddles in Piura, Peru.

300,000 children affected by floods in Peru

Plan International is asking for action to protect the 300,000 boys and girls who have been affected by flooding in Piura, Peru. Our emergency teams are currently providing food, water and hygiene kits to those affected.

Lucía y sus 3 hijos. La familia ha colocado sacos de arena para evitar que el agua siga ingresando a su dormitorio.

Mothers and their courage in the midst of flooding in Peru

Lucía is the mother of two girls and a boy. Her family has been affected by the rains and flooding in the region of Piura in Peru. Many mothers like her are facing material losses and lack of resources in the region, however they do not give up faith and search for ways to continue their dream that their sons and daughters can receive a good education. We share her story of struggle and hope in the midst of adversity.

Francisca y Dyron camino a la chacra.

Perú: 2 million children are not attending school after the floods

As a result of the climatic phenomenon facing the country, floods continue, and one of the most affected regions is Piura. About 270,000 people have been affected and 25,000 have lost their homes. Of the total number of victims and affected, it is estimated that more than 91,000 are children.As a result of the climatic phenomenon facing the country, floods continue, and one of the most affected regions is Piura. About 270,000 people have been affected and 25,000 have lost their homes. Of the total number of victims and affected, it is estimated that more than 91,000 are children.

PERU: CHILDREN PROTECTION IN EMERGENCY

Seventy-eight people have died and over 100,000 left homeless after torrential downpours along Peru's Pacific coast. Plan International is at the scene providing food, water and building materials and supporting children in the community.

Piura: authorities, leaders and students of 4 districts trained in disaster risk management

Participants improved their capacity to implement risk management plans in their communities in order to reduce the impact of natural disasters such as El Niño Phenomenon and have the ability to provide a timely response.

Our results last year
  • 1,478
    education and community centres for young children have been constructed and equipped
  • 3,149
    leaders trained on disaster management
  • 10,000
    poor and extremely poor adolescents and young people completed vocational training

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