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    Evacuation rush for Bolivia's flood victims - 02 Feb 08

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    Al Jazeera English

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    The president of Bolivia has appealed to his neighbours for help, as months of torrential rains devastate his country.

    South America's poorest nation is already looking at a clean up bill of around half a billion dollars.

    The UN's World Food Programme is providing aid for tens of thousands of people, while rescue teams on the ground are scrambling to reach those still in danger.

    Teresa Bo reports from Santa Cruz.