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…