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100,000-Plus Flee Floods in Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay

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More than 100,000 people have had to evacuate from their homes in the bordering areas of Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina because of severe flooding in the wake of heavy summer rains brought on by El Nino, authorities reported Saturday. In the hardest-hit country, Paraguay, around 90,000 people in the area around the capital, Asuncion, have been evacuated, the municipal Emergency Office said. Many are poor families living in precarious housing along the banks of the River...

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