Colombia dam warning: More residents may have to evacuate | Colombia News | Al Jazeera

Colombia dam warning: More residents may have to evacuate

A giant hydroelectric project that is under construction upriver is threatened by a possible wall collapse.

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    An evacuation order remains in effect in 12 villages in northern Colombia, as engineers struggle to control a dam at risk of bursting.

    Five thousand residents have already been evacuated from along the Cauca River.

     

    Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from the town of Valdivia.


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