: Residents of Zakarpattya region in western Ukraine suffer from natural disaster
Society09:32 Jun. 30, 2016
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Residents of Zakarpattya region in western Ukraine suffer from natural disaster

Heavy rains caused massive floods killing cattle and damaging food crops

Zakarpattya region in Western Ukraine suffers from massive floods. Numerous heavy rains made the river banks overflow with water, with cars floating in the massive street currents. The local residents say the consequences are devastating, since a good deal of houses in the mountainous districts remain under the water. The crops have been already damaged so far, some people complain to have lost their cattle and poultry in the flood.

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Now the local administration is estimating the overall amount of losses. The officials say they are set to ask for the state help in eliminating the disastrous consequences.

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