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Families evacuate Bolivian flood zones

Friday, February 07, 2014 - 00:35

Feb. 7 - Families are desperately fleeing for higher ground as deadly floods swamp Bolivia, killing their livestock. Gavino Garay reports.

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Farmers drag dead cattle out of the water, while other carcasses are left floating... Torrential rainfall in Bolivia has taken a toll on this farming community, causing flooding that officials say affects more than 40,000 people. The floodwaters have hit 100 municipalities. This flood victim says she's fleeing for higher ground. Barges have reportedly been used to transport tons of food to victims who are cut off from resources due to the high waters. And the rain isn't letting up anytime soon, heavy rains are expected in Bolivia through mid-March.

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Families evacuate Bolivian flood zones

Friday, February 07, 2014 - 00:35