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Flood emergency in northern Brazil

In one of the worst floods on record in Brazil, many towns in the state of Amazonas have been under water for more than a month.

More than 300,000 people are being affected by the emergency situation in the north-west of the country.

Celeste Oliveira Ferreira, 68, from Sao Jorge, told BBC News how the floods had affected her life.

Camera: Gustavo Oliveira. Producer: Donna Bowater

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