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Effects of cold weather inspire innovative approach to relief in Peru

Effects of cold weather inspire innovative approach to relief in Peru

Several communities in Peru are struggling to recover from the harsh effects of cold snap which have brought low temperatures, snowfall, hail and heavy rains.

Peru: the heat of life

The inhabitants of the district of Langui, in the heart of the Peruvian Andes, know what it is like to be really cold.

Peru: Young lives through the lens

“We can show how we suffered during the earthquake and how we are building new lives,” says 13-year-old Ernesto Tayasco, one of 16 students at a school in Peru’s Chincha province who have taken part in a creative psychosocial project run by the Red Cross.

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  • Presidenta: Sra María Josefina GARCIA ROCA
  • Vicepresidenta: Sra Sara Ysabel Cerna Yañez DE DIAZ
  • Director Ejectutivo: Sr Jorge MENÉNDEZ MARTÍNEZ
  • Contable General: Sr Cristian ARGUMEDO
  • Asesor Legal: Sr Jose ROSALES
  • Coordinadora de Voluntrariado y desarrollo filiales: Sr Leidy ORTEGA
  • Coodinador de Salud: Sr Juan CORDERO
  • Vocal: Sra Clotilde Betzabé VILLENA PACHECO
  • Vocal: Sr Roberto José HUAROTE CASTRO
  • Vocal: Sr Rosario E. CARLOS DE CARDENAS
  • Vocal: Sr Jhony Angeles CHAPARRO
  • Vocal: Sra Fanny Luna ENOMOTO
  • Vocal: Sr Luis Atilio RUIZ VELA

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