Mudslides Inundate Colombian City of Manizales

StoryfulPublished: May 27, 20171 views
Published: May 27, 2017

At least 16 people were killed on Wednesday, April 19, after heavy rains caused mudslides in Manizales, Colombia, <a href="http://portal.gestiondelriesgo.gov.co/Paginas/Noticias/2017/Tras-24-horas-de-atencion-situacion-en-Manizales-entra-en-fase-de-estabilizacion.aspx" target="_blank">according to the country’s disaster management agency, <span class="caps">UNGRD</span></a>.

Teams from the Colombian armed forces, civil defense, firefighters and Red Cross <a href="https://newswire.storyful.com/storylines/*/stories/164517" target="_blank">searched for survivors</a> and started clean-up efforts on Wednesday and Thursday.

This drone video gives a bird’s-eye view of the extent of mudslide damage in the city.

Nine people were still missing on Thursday, the <span class="caps">UNGRD</span> said.

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