Paraguay communities learn to cope with flooding

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Flooding in Paraguay. Photo: UNICEF/ Martin Crespo

People living in flood-prone areas of Paraguay are learning how to prepare and cope with annual and sometimes life-changing inundations.

The region surrounding Asuncion, the capital of the South American country, is becoming ever-more susceptible to flooding; this year has been particularly bad because of heavy rains caused by the El Nino weather system.

Daniel Dickinson reports from Nanawa, east of Asuncion.

Duration: 2'55"

 

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