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Burundi struggles to deal with flooding

Heavy rains have led to flooding and landslides that have caused havoc and killed more than 70.

Last updated: 20 Mar 2014 11:03
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Burundi's government has struggled to cope with recent flooding and landslides that have swept away homes and cut off roads and power. 

A few weeks ago heavy rains killed more than 70 people in the capital Bujumbura, and have not let up since. 

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Bujumbura, Burundi. 

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