Emergency Response

Photo Essay of Recent Flooding in Bolivia

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Recap:  Bolivia has received three times the normal amount of rain this year, resulting in extreme flooding in the eastern lowland departments of Santa Cruz, Beni, Cochabamba, and Pando.  60,000 families are homeless, 55 people have drowned, 50,000 head of livestock have perished.  Pictures speak a 1000 words, so below you will find recent media […]

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EMERGENCY–Flooding in Bolivia Continues

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EMERGENCY–Flooding in Bolivia Continues Posted on February 16, 2014 by danielbeams • Posted in Water Filtration • Leave a comment • Edit The sun has come out for the weekend, but the rivers are still rising in the eastern departments of Cochabamba and Beni. The latest news reports indicate that 55 people have drowned, 11 are missing and, over 55,000 families have been left […]

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EMERGENCY—SERIOUS FLOODING IN BOLIVIA

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While it has been cold in North America this winter, it has been wet, wet, wet here in Bolivia.  If you haven’t seen Bolivia in the international news, take a look at this recent article: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/06/us-bolivia-floods-idUSBREA151LT20140206 By the latest count there are officially 42 people dead, 15 missing, and 12,000 head of livestock drowned.  I’m […]