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Italy declares state of emergency for drought-stricken north

A tree trunk lies on Po's dry riverbed as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up due to the worst drought in the last 70 years, in Boretto, Italy.   REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

A tree trunk lies on Po's dry riverbed as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up due to the worst drought in the last 70 years, in Boretto, Italy. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

A tree trunk lies on Po's dry riverbed as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up due to the worst drought in the last 70 years, in Boretto, Italy. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
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A man walks on the dry riverbed of Sangone river, a tributary of the Po river, in Beinasco, Turin, Italy, June 19. REUTERS / Massimo Pinca

A man walks on the dry riverbed of Sangone river, a tributary of the Po river, in Beinasco, Turin, Italy, June 19. REUTERS / Massimo Pinca

A man walks on the dry riverbed of Sangone river, a tributary of the Po river, in Beinasco, Turin, Italy, June 19. REUTERS / Massimo Pinca
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Farmer Andrea Bandiera, 67, checks his corn plants affected by River Po's worst drought in the last 70 years in Cocomaro di Focomorto, near Ferrara, Italy June 23.   REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Farmer Andrea Bandiera, 67, checks his corn plants affected by River Po's worst drought in the last 70 years in Cocomaro di Focomorto, near Ferrara, Italy June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Farmer Andrea Bandiera, 67, checks his corn plants affected by River Po's worst drought in the last 70 years in Cocomaro di Focomorto, near Ferrara, Italy June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
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A view shows Po's dry riverbed, as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, in Malcantone, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

A view shows Po's dry riverbed, as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, in Malcantone, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

A view shows Po's dry riverbed, as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, in Malcantone, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
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Corn plants affected by river Po's worst drought in the last 70 years are pictured in Cocomaro di Focomorto, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Corn plants affected by river Po's worst drought in the last 70 years are pictured in Cocomaro di Focomorto, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Corn plants affected by river Po's worst drought in the last 70 years are pictured in Cocomaro di Focomorto, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
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A view shows Po's dry riverbed as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, in Boretto, Italy, June 22. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

A view shows Po's dry riverbed as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, in Boretto, Italy, June 22. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

A view shows Po's dry riverbed as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, in Boretto, Italy, June 22. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
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A man walks on the dry riverbed of Sangone river, a tributary of the Po river, in Beinasco, Turin, Italy, June 19. REUTERS / Massimo Pinca

A man walks on the dry riverbed of Sangone river, a tributary of the Po river, in Beinasco, Turin, Italy, June 19. REUTERS / Massimo Pinca

A man walks on the dry riverbed of Sangone river, a tributary of the Po river, in Beinasco, Turin, Italy, June 19. REUTERS / Massimo Pinca
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Agricultural entrepreneur Federica Vidali, 29, checks her damaged soy plant, affected by salty seawater flowing into drought-hit River Po in Porto Tolle, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Agricultural entrepreneur Federica Vidali, 29, checks her damaged soy plant, affected by salty seawater flowing into drought-hit River Po in Porto Tolle, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Agricultural entrepreneur Federica Vidali, 29, checks her damaged soy plant, affected by salty seawater flowing into drought-hit River Po in Porto Tolle, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
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Corn plants affected by river Po's worst drought in the last 70 years are pictured in Cocomaro di Focomorto, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Corn plants affected by river Po's worst drought in the last 70 years are pictured in Cocomaro di Focomorto, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Corn plants affected by river Po's worst drought in the last 70 years are pictured in Cocomaro di Focomorto, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
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A view shows Po's dry riverbed, as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, in Pontelagoscuro, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

A view shows Po's dry riverbed, as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, in Pontelagoscuro, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

A view shows Po's dry riverbed, as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, in Pontelagoscuro, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
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A tree trunk lies on Po's dry riverbed as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, in Boretto, Italy, June 22. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

A tree trunk lies on Po's dry riverbed as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, in Boretto, Italy, June 22. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

A tree trunk lies on Po's dry riverbed as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, in Boretto, Italy, June 22. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
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A general view shows Po's dry riverbed as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, in Boretto, Italy, June 22. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

A general view shows Po's dry riverbed as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, in Boretto, Italy, June 22. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

A general view shows Po's dry riverbed as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, in Boretto, Italy, June 22. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
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Tractors pump water from River Po to a channel as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, June 22. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Tractors pump water from River Po to a channel as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, June 22. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Tractors pump water from River Po to a channel as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, June 22. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
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Corn plants affected by river Po's worst drought in the last 70 years are pictured in Cocomaro di Focomorto, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Gabriele Pileri

Corn plants affected by river Po's worst drought in the last 70 years are pictured in Cocomaro di Focomorto, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Gabriele Pileri

Corn plants affected by river Po's worst drought in the last 70 years are pictured in Cocomaro di Focomorto, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Gabriele Pileri
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A man walks on the dry riverbed of Sangone river, a tributary of the Po river, in Beinasco, Turin, Italy, June 19. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca

A man walks on the dry riverbed of Sangone river, a tributary of the Po river, in Beinasco, Turin, Italy, June 19. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca

A man walks on the dry riverbed of Sangone river, a tributary of the Po river, in Beinasco, Turin, Italy, June 19. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
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A view shows Po's dry riverbed, as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, in Pontelagoscuro, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

A view shows Po's dry riverbed, as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, in Pontelagoscuro, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

A view shows Po's dry riverbed, as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up, in Pontelagoscuro, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
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A view shows Po's dry riverbed, as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up due to the worst drought in the last 70 years, in Boretto, Italy, June 22. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane/File Photo

A view shows Po's dry riverbed, as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up due to the worst drought in the last 70 years, in Boretto, Italy, June 22. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane/File Photo

A view shows Po's dry riverbed, as parts of Italy's longest river and largest reservoir of freshwater have dried up due to the worst drought in the last 70 years, in Boretto, Italy, June 22. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane/File Photo
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Corn plants affected by River Po's worst drought in the last 70 years are pictured in Cocomaro di Focomorto, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Corn plants affected by River Po's worst drought in the last 70 years are pictured in Cocomaro di Focomorto, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Corn plants affected by River Po's worst drought in the last 70 years are pictured in Cocomaro di Focomorto, near Ferrara, Italy, June 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
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