In Peru, droughts give way to floods as climate change looms

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from Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
Published on 02 Feb 2017 View Original

"We definitely were not prepared for this type of thing" - Prime Minister Fernando Zavala

by Reuters

LIMA, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Severe droughts gripping Peru have given way to some of the country's most devastating downpours in decades, catching authorities off guard as they scramble to contain the kind of floods that climate change is expected to make more frequent.

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