Floods and landslides are nothing unusual during Peruvian summers so the national disaster relief program should not have failed across the country. There is no reason, save a lack of unified political will.
Peru has breathed a sigh of relief after an airplane caught fire shortly after landing. Several people were injured, but all on board managed to escape largely unscathed.
Lima is still reeling from the flooding and mudslides that have left Peru's capital in a state of emergency. With more rain predicted, the situation is becoming increasingly desperate as Jurriaan van Eerten reports.
Massive flooding in Peru has left at least 67 people dead. Dramatic scenes of the flooding posted on social media have heightened the sense of chaos.
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