The death toll from a devastating landslide in the Colombian town of Mocoa stood at around 200 on Sunday as rescuers clawed through piles of muck and debris in search of survivors.
The Colombian Red Cross, which provided the revised consolidated toll, said it was unclear how many people were still missing.
An earlier Red Cross tally said 234 had been killed and more than 100 were unaccounted for. A spokesman for the organization said the miscount was due to confusion about the identities of the victims.
At the Vatican, Pope Francis said he was “profoundly saddened” by the disaster, which struck the town of 40,000 with little warning late Friday after days of torrential rains that caused flooding of three area rivers.
“I pray for the victims and want to assure those who weep for the missing of my closeness to them,” the pope said in a statement.
At least 203 people were injured, some 300 families were affected and 25 homes destroyed, the Red Cross said.