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Brazil: Heavy rain, flood, landslide: 2022/02/15 Country Information on DRR

Period 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

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OCHA 2022/02/28
The death toll in Petropolis after deadly flooding and landslides has risen to 217. The number of missing people has fallen to 33.

ECHO 2022/02/18
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