|Associated Press image|
There have been no death reported. People self-evacuated when the saturated hillside started to move and the roads started to buckle.
|Our first glimpse of La Paz in November 2010. Every inch |
of the hill sides have houses, often right to the edge of the
sharply dropping sides.
Here are a couple of articles in English that give a sense of what the local people are dealing with.
Spending a month in Bolivia left us with a sense of a resilient people, helpful people despite the daily difficulties due to poverty. I imagine the community will help those affected and the public services seem to be responding quickly. Best wishes to Bolivians as you deal with this challenge and best wishes for finding new homes and basic necessities quickly again.