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Floods Force 600 Colombians to Evacuate in Antioquia

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The Ituango plant became at risk on April 28 after an “unpredictable geological condition” that caused a massive landslide, covering up the waters below.

The officials are compiling a registry of people who have been affected by flooding. | Photo: @RiosVivosCol / @elcarlosjuan

The rising level of the Cauca river, in the north-eastern province of Antoquia, has forced at least 600 people to leave their homes on Sunday, as the hydroelectric plant Ituango created a situation of emergency, reported Medellin’s Public Companies or EPM.

According to the latest reports, coming from the Unified Command Post in Hidroituango, 19 houses, 2 educational rooms and a health center have been totally destroyed and pedestrian bridges such as those in Puerto Valdivia were also destroyed by the current.

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More health centers and several other bridges were also affected, while people living in Puerto Valdivia, Tarazá, Cáceres and Caucasia were preemptively evacuated on Saturday night, stated the government of Antoquia.

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More than a thousand people would have been evacuated according to the non-profit organization Rios Vivos.

Article originally appeared on Today Colombia and is republished here with permission.

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