Floods Pose Challenge to South American Integration

Inter Press Service: The flooding that has affected four South American countries has underscored the need for an integrated approach to addressing the causes and effects of climate change. Above and beyond joint emergency response plans, global warming poses common problems like deforestation and the management of shared rivers. Some 180,000 people have been evacuated since the worst flooding in years hit the region over the year-end holidays. The floods caused when the ParanĂ¡, Paraguay and Uruguay rivers overflowed......

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