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Photo: To the rescue

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28 February 2014

REUTERS

To the rescue: civil-defence workers search for residents stranded in their homes after the River Acre, in the Amazon basin, burst its banks in Rio Branco, Brazil, last week. The Primate of the Episcopal Church of Brazil, the Most Revd Francisco de Assis da Silva, blamed hydroelectric projects for floods across areas of Brazil and Bolivia that have left people isolated and without access to food, water, or medical supplies

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