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Brazil : Flood : 2010/06/22

GLIDE:  FL-2010-000120-BRA

Duration 2010/06/22
Country or District Brazil
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

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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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OCHA ReliefWeb 2010/06/23
Brazil: Floods, Location Map (as of 22 June 2010)