Severe flooding washed away homes in Peru and Bolivia

The authorities of Peru and Bolivia declared a state of emergency due to severe floods, triggered by heavy torrential rains, reports the Associated Press.

Victims of natural disasters have three people over 10 thousand have lost their homes.

Severe flooding has affected six of the nine regions of Bolivia. Rivers burst their banks and flooded large areas, damaged roads. Humanitarian assistance to the affected areas from the elements delivered by helicopter.

In Peru, the greatest difficulties experienced due to flooding south-eastern region of the country. Flood waters washed away 15 bridges and seven severely damaged, fell into disrepair about 300 kilometers of roads.

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