<p><strong>Debris litters a crumbled road on Monday after landslides destroyed hundreds of homes in the Kupini and Valle de las Flores neighborhoods in <a href="http://maps.nationalgeographic.com/map-machine#s=r&amp;c=-16.494170062819496, -68.14728006720543&amp;z=13">La Paz (map)</a>, <a href="http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/bolivia-facts/">Bolivia</a>, on Sunday. According to the Associated Press, thousands of people were affected by the landslides, which had been triggered by heavy rains.</strong></p><p>Though the landslides caused no reported deaths or injuries, the rains have been blamed on 44 deaths in Bolivia in recent weeks, AP reports.</p><p>(<a href="http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/player/environment/environment-natural-disasters/landslides-and-more/landslides.html">Video: Landslides 101.</a>)</p><p><em>—Korena Di Roma</em></p>

Bolivia on Edge

Debris litters a crumbled road on Monday after landslides destroyed hundreds of homes in the Kupini and Valle de las Flores neighborhoods in La Paz (map), Bolivia, on Sunday. According to the Associated Press, thousands of people were affected by the landslides, which had been triggered by heavy rains.

Though the landslides caused no reported deaths or injuries, the rains have been blamed on 44 deaths in Bolivia in recent weeks, AP reports.

(Video: Landslides 101.)

—Korena Di Roma

Photograph by David Mercado, Reuters

Bolivia Landslide Photos: Neighborhoods, Cemetery Fall

During this week's Bolivian landslide, whole neighborhoods and even a cemetery split, with land falling multiple stories downhill.

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