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Brazil : Flood : 2010/06/22
GLIDE: FL-2010-000120-BRA  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2010/06/22
Name Flood
Outline Heavy rain in north-eastern Brazil has caused widespread flooding. At least 38 people are known to have died so far in Alagoas and Pernambuco.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • Government of Brazil 2010/06/30
    The number of deaths due to flooding in the Northeast region states of Alagoas and Pernambuco has risen to 57.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2010/06/23
    Raging floods killed at least 44 people and left more than 40,000 people homeless.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2010/06/22
    Torrents of flood water devastated towns and villages in northeastern Brazil, killing at least 42 people and leaving more than 600 missing, emergency officials said on 22 June 2010.
  • BBC News 2010/06/22
    Floods have engulfed two states in north-east Brazil, leaving about 1,000 people missing and forcing at least 100,000 to flee their homes.
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