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RomanRoman Posts: 494 ✭✭✭
Can someone lend me a helicopter?

The main routes to my town are closed due to the flood. Anyone know how to post videos from facebook here?.


  • ZomZom Posts: 2,084 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Lucky you that you're not stuck in la pampa with the free range cattle @Roman.

    But this happens every year that the Salado river overflows its banks and Villanueva gets isolated, doesn't it? When do you think you'll be able to go back home?
  • RomanRoman Posts: 494 ✭✭✭
    I live in the next town, General Belgrano. We had all the main routes interrupted. Yesterday was the peak of the river Salado, so we expect that today or tomorrow one of the routes will be rehabilitated.
    This kind of flood does not occur every year. The last flood like this was in 2001, i guess.
  • ZomZom Posts: 2,084 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Oh! okay, I got the wrong information then. Are you now back on dry land?
  • RomanRoman Posts: 494 ✭✭✭
    Yes, thank you. Things are returning to the normality for the people in the town but still there are hundred of thousand acres flooded.
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 29,868 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    @Roman same here and I have met the people who are in relief camps. Their stories are really miserable. Having no shelter is a big insecurity in life.:(
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