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A group of women during a mass held at one of the numerous makeshift camps where people displaced by flooding are living.<br />
The flooding has been caused by heavy rainfall, due to the El Nino phenomenon, and massive deforestation for agribusiness and cattle ranching in northern regions. Over 90,000 people have fled the deluge and are living in makeshift wooden houses around the city. The flooded areas, beside the river, were historically populated by rural poor newcomers to the city.