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Brazil: Heavy rain, flood, landslide: 2022/02/15
|Country or District||Brazil|
|Event Type||Heavy rain, flood, landslide|
|Outline||Heavy rainfall has been affecting Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil since 15 February 2022, causing widespread floods and landslides. It has been causing serious increase in the number of casualties and people affected.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
The death toll in Petropolis after deadly flooding and landslides has risen to 217. The number of missing people has fallen to 33.
According to the National Civil Defense, 117 people have died, 849 have been displaced, and 24 have been rescued.
International Charter 2022/02/16
Flood and landslide in Brazil