Monitoring Emergencies: Bolivia - 02/24/2016

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Civil defense assists families affected by frost and drought in the past year: More than 18,000 families in 28 municipalities affected by frost and drought in the past year have been provided with food aid and equipment as of February 23, 2016. Families from the highland regions of La Paz and Oruro and part of the Andean region of Cochabamba were the first beneficiaries due to the considerable damage they suffered from frost. Several communities were affected by the drought in Chaco, Department of Tarija and some sectors in west of the country received assistance. (OS: ABI)