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He stressed that floods are the result of the harmful effect of global climate change, since extreme weather events are increasingly intense and devastating.
On Monday, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro visited El Castaño, a town in the state of Aragua, where heavy rains made the El Corozal river to overflow, causing three deaths and affecting at least 50 dwellings.
"Some wounded have been evacuated. At least 60 percent of the electrical service will be restored. Right now, we have two areas with natural disasters... and we must attend to them with everything we have available," Maduro said.
The Bolivarian leader stressed that these floods are the result of the harmful effect of global climate change, since extreme weather events are increasingly intense and devastating.
Currently, over 300 security officials are present in El Castaño, where the arrival of some 1,000 additional people is expected to support the rescue and cleaning efforts.
The science is clear.
Human-induced #ClimateChange leads to more intense extreme weather events and climate hazards, causing widespread losses and damage to nature and people.