The reconstruction plan for the affected areas by natural disasters in Bolivia will incorporate a medium-term development strategy, said the Development Planning Minister, Viviana Caro.
Bolivia is suffering from weeks of heavy rains that are causing rivers to swell, homes to flood, and crops to rot. More than 58,000 families have been affected over the past month, according to official counts, with 56 people reported dead.
The heavy rains also prompted flash flood warnings across much of Southern California and posed a particular threat to foothill communities where recent wildfires stripped vegetation from large areas, leaving homes below vulnerable to potential mudslides.
Unabating flood waters in parts of Bolivia kill more than 50 people. At least 56 people have been killed and more than 50,000 affected by heavy rains and severe flooding across parts of Bolivia.
The new cyclone season in Cuba is forecast to be highly active, and it announced its arrival with intense rains that caused rivers to burst their banks and flooded extensive areas in the western province of Pinar del Río.
The metropolitan area, the basin of the Plata river, near the Argentine coast conform a geographical space in which scientists predict an increase in average rainfall as a result of climate change, according to a report by the National Government.
A powerful storm killed five people and injured 81 in Paraguay as it blew across the southern cone of South America this week, ripping roofs off ramshackle homes and leaving thousands of people without shelter. No deaths were reported outside Paraguay, but power outages were widespread and many people had to be evacuated as rivers…