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Mexico: Communities at risk from Mexican dam project [web feature]

, Index number: AMR 41/047/2007

Several thousand people, primarily peasant farmers and others from poor Indigenous communities, are at risk of being displaced by plans to build a dam in Guerrero State, Mexico. The proposed dam would produce 1,527 gigawatt hours of electricity a year, flood an area of around 17,000 hectares of land and lead to the displacement of several thousand people.

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