Floods in Colombia

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The Colombian government announced in June plans to help rebuild 6,500 homes damaged by floods in May and June that left 151 people dead and affected more than 2.8 million Colombians. The departments of Antioquia, Choco and Cordoba, in the northern region along the Panama border, suffered the most damage from flooding and landslides.

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The Colombian government announced in June plans to help rebuild 6,500 homes damaged by floods in May and June that left 151 people dead and affected more than 2.8 million Colombians. The departments of Antioquia, Choco and Cordoba, in the northern region along the Panama border, suffered the most damage from flooding and landslides.