Bolivia declares emergency over floods

Civil defence officials say at least 52,000 families have lost everything they own.

Last updated: 12 Feb 2014 06:46
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A state of emergency has been declared in Bolivia where devastating floods have affected tens of thousands of people.

In central Bolivia, several bodies are still buried beneath a mudslide that swallowed half a village on Saturday.

Torrential rain is predicted to continue throughout the month.

Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports on aid efforts from the city of La Paz.


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