The number of families affected by flooding has increased to 58,690. The latest report shows 56
deaths, 1,800 houses affected and agricultural losses of 43,000 hectares
Torrential rain and floods in Bolivia have killed 38 people and left many homeless, said the government on 6 February 2014.
The Vice Minister of Civil Defense reports some 33,700 families (roughly 150,000 people) have been affected in just under 30% of the country´s municipalities (some 100).
A state of emergency is in place in several provinces in Bolivia, as heavy rain and floods continue. At least 30 people have been killed, mainly in the northern and central parts of the country.