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Flooding caused by heavy rain swept through homes and disappeared roads across Lebanon early Sunday, causing panicked residents to flee, while defense forces scrambled to rescue those stranded.About 50 families from the village of Qarsita in the northern district of Dinnieh had to evacuate their homes overnight because of the floods.Many homes were inundated with water, mud and rock. Further north, in Akkar, the Lebanese Red Cross relocated dozens of Syrian families from villages and towns damaged by flooding. The Disaster Management Unit of the Red Cross also surveyed the needs of 140 Syrian families and 40 Lebanese families affected by the flooding. In the village of Minyara, the walls of several homes crumbled as a result of the floods.
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