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Massive clear up in Madeira is underway after floods

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A huge clean up operation is underway after Saturday's floods, which killed 42 people on the Portuguese island of Madeira.

With at least 13 people still missing, rescue teams have been using bulldozers to remove rubble and wreckage, while sniffer dogs searched for more victims.

The BBC's Robert Hall travelled to Ribeira Brava to see how communities outside the capital are coping with the clean up.

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