Residents travel on a boat across a flooded street after the Acre river overflowed its banks due to heavy rains, in the city of Rio Branco, Acre state, in the western Amazon River basin, February 20, ... more 
Residents travel on a boat across a flooded street after the Acre river overflowed its banks due to heavy rains, in the city of Rio Branco, Acre state, in the western Amazon River basin, February 20, 2014. More than 2,500 homes were flooded in the city near the border with northern Bolivia where flooding has reached near record levels, according to the Rio Branco mayor's office. REUTERS/Odair Leal (BRAZIL - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT) less 
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Thu, Feb 20, 2014 7:18 PM EST