In Venezuela, thousands of people were affected by floods

© RIA Novosti / Julien to Mateparae in fotomontaje. Archival photoIn Venezuela, thousands of people were affected by floods© RIA Novosti / Julien to Mataparae the image Bank

About 8 thousand people were injured in Venezuela as a result of severe floods, said Friday the Governor of the state of Amazonas Miguel Rodriguez.

«People are now under the threat of water left, all saved, we have a total of 55 temporary shelters across the state, but more than a thousand people had to be rescued from the municipality of Atabapo» — leads the channel Globovision statement by Rodriguez.

According to interior Minister Nestor Riveros just suffered almost 1 thousand families. Now with the state of Amazonas there is an air bridge for the delivery of basic necessities and food for the residents.