Details of Disaster Information


Brazil : Flood : 2008/11/23
GLIDE: FL-2008-000234-BRA  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2008/11/23
Country
   or
District
Brazil
Name Flood
Outline At least 33 people have been killed in floods in southern Brazil after days of torrential rain that set off mudslides and forced 20,000 from their homes, emergency workers said on 24 November 2008.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/12/15
Dead: 119
Missing: 31
Displaced: 33,000


IFRC 2008/12/03
Dead: 116
Missing: 31
Affected: 78,707


Reuters AlertNet 2008/11/25
Dead: 84
Missing: 30
Evacuated: 54,000



Related Links
Report/Articles
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/12/15
    The heavy rainfall in South Brazil has caused flooding and affected close to 60 cities and than 1.5 million people. On December 14, the death toll rose to 128.
  • IFRC 2008/12/03
    Heavy rainfall in the area of Santa Catarina led to severe flooding, affecting at least 78,707 people by damaging or destroying their homes and goods.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2008/11/25
    Isolated towns in southern Brazil appealed for medicine and other supplies on 26 November 2008 as the deaths from landslides rose to 84 and thousands of people remained cut off from aid, clean water and power.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2008/11/23
    Brazil floods kill at least 33, uproot thousands
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