OCHA Situation Report No. 2 2000/08/09
At present, the situation is under control and the meteorological forecast is that the weather tends to improve in the affected region.
The Government of Brazil has not requested international assistance.
OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2000/08/04
On 2 August 2000, the states of Pernambuco and Alagoas declared a state of emergency or high alert in a total of 46 cities and towns.
The death toll from storms and landslides that have battered northeastern Brazil for five days rose to 59 Thursday, with 130,000 left homeless in the Pernambuco and Alagoas provinces.