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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Over 70 of the affected homes have sustained moderate to severe damage, the spokesperson said as quoted by La Prensa Grafica on Friday. Thousands of Guatemala residents have been affected, directly or indirectly, by the floods.
On Thursday, the government of Guatemala declared a state of public calamity in several parts of the country amid a high risk of landslides caused by heavy rains.
The state of emergency affects the departments of Sacatepequez and Zacapa, among other regions.
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