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Brazil : Mud Slide : 2003/01/17
GLIDE: FL-2003-000028-BRA  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2003/01/17
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Brazil
Name Mud Slide
Outline Mudslides have killed at least 20 people in Brazil after strong rains swept through the central state of Minas Gerais. At least 70 people were injured in the slides and it expects the death toll to rise as it continues to search for missing people.State authorities estimate 6,700 people were forced to evacuate their homes, while 2,280 residences have been destroyed in the storms

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