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Thousands of homes damaged by floods in Bocas Del Toro Province, Panama

SOTT – Sign Of The Times

By Richard Davies

Sun, 25 Jul 2021 15:48 UTC

Disaster authorities in Panama reported severe damaged after floods and heavy rain in Bocas del Toro province.

The country’s National Civil Protection System (SINAPROC) said flooding had affected 27,175 people across 27 sectors in the province . Five landslides were also reported.

Flooding struck after heavy rain from 22 July. Several rivers including the Sixaola River and its tributaries broke their banks. Over 20 people had to be rescued from flood water.

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