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Residents of the Huachipa populous district, east of Lima, are helped on March 17, 2017, by police and firemen rescue teams to cross over flash floods hitting their neighbourhood and isolating its residents.
The climatic phenomenon El Niño is causing muddy rivers overflows on the entire Peruvian coast, isolating hundreds of people, mostly residents of Limas industrial belt neighbourhoods. / AFP PHOTO / CRIS BOURONCLE        (Photo credit should read CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP/Getty Images)
Residents of the Huachipa populous district, east of Lima, are helped on March 17, 2017, by police and firemen rescue teams to cross over flash floods hitting their neighbourhood and isolating its residents.
The climatic phenomenon El Niño is causing muddy rivers overflows on the entire Peruvian coast, isolating hundreds of people, mostly residents of Limas industrial belt neighbourhoods. / AFP PHOTO / CRIS BOURONCLE        (Photo credit should read CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP/Getty Images)

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