Flood in Bolivia


Fri, 08/01/2010

Heavy rains reported nationwide and attributed to the El Ni?o phenomenon has caused major floods in 6 departments: Cochabamba, Chuquisaca, Tarija, La Paz, Pando and Beni. 3 deaths have been reported, 2 people remain missing and a total of 4,500 families have been affected. The National Council for Disaster Reduction and Response (CONRADE) has activated the municipal and departmental Emergency Operations Centers (EOC). The Ministry of Health and Sports (MSD) is coordinating field missions and response operations jointly with the Departmental Health Services (SEDES) in the affected regions.

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