Mudslide on the Paucartambo Highway that leads to the Manu National Park in Peru
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Floods and mudslides hit Peruvian Amazon

Large parts of the Peruvian Amazon are under water after torrential rains caused rivers to burst their banks.

More than 3,000 families have been affected and a state of emergency has been declared.

Laura Westbrook reports.

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