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Brazilians float on flooded streets as rivers swell in Amazonas – ABC News

Amazonas authorities warn this flood could soon become the biggest in the last century, with 350,000 people already affected.



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The rivers have been swelling for weeks in Brazil’s Amazon region, and residents in a town that bills itself as ‘The Venice of Amazonas’ traded motorcycles for canoes, clambering atop fresh-laid planks inside their homes to stay dry.

  • Over 350,000 people affected by the flooding
  • Twenty municipalities in Amazonas state are in a state of emergency
  • Residents are building scaffolding in their homes to keep belongings dry

Anama, home to 14,000 people on a tributary of the Solimoes River that flows toward…

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