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Local residents of the town of Huarmey, 300 kilometres north of Lima, wade through muddy water in the street on March 19, 2017 after a flash flood hit the evening before.
The El Nino climate phenomenon is causing muddy rivers to overflow along the entire Peruvian coast, isolating communities and neighbourhoods. Thousands have been affected since January, and 72 people have died. Most cities face water shortages as water lines have been compromised by mud and debris. / AFP PHOTO / CRIS BOURONCLE        (Photo credit should read CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP/Getty Images)
Local residents of the town of Huarmey, 300 kilometres north of Lima, wade through muddy water in the street on March 19, 2017 after a flash flood hit the evening before.
The El Nino climate phenomenon is causing muddy rivers to overflow along the entire Peruvian coast, isolating communities and neighbourhoods. Thousands have been affected since January, and 72 people have died. Most cities face water shortages as water lines have been compromised by mud and debris. / AFP PHOTO / CRIS BOURONCLE        (Photo credit should read CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP/Getty Images)

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Vizcarra: Juntos los peruanos vamos a ser capaces de salir de este gran reto

El primer vicepresidente y ministro de Transporte de Perú, Martín Vizcarra, dice que hay 199 campamentos para atender las emergencias, pues las lluvias continuarán por dos semanas más. Hasta el momento hay 160 puentes colapsados, lo que restringe el tránsito en el país.