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Emergency Response to Flood-affected Families in Southern Bolivia

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200555
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In south-western Bolivia heavy rainfall during January-February 2013 caused severe flooding of the San Juan del oro River and its tributaries. Intense precipitations over a short period coupled with mountainous terrain without any vegetative cover caused flash floods 3-4 meters high which destroyed everyhting in their path including standing crops and infrastructure.

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