Flooding in the Dominican Republic

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The floods caused by rains in the Dominican Republic, two people died, more than 26 thousand inhabitants of the Eastern and Northern parts of the country were forced to leave their homes.

According to the Center for emergency situations of the Dominican Republic, both tragic incident occurred in the province of La VEGA.

The floods were cut off from the outside world 19 municipalities. 5230 flooded homes, 23 homes have been completely destroyed. Due to heavy rains were also damaged seven bridges.

The President of the Dominican Republic Danilo Medina visited the province of Puerto Plata to survey damage and coordinate the distribution of aid among the victims.

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