Overall Green alert Flood
in Brazil

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1101792
Death: 3
Displaced: 242
Countries: Brazil
From - To 19 Dec - 06 Jan


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Brazil - Floods and landslides (ECHO 22 Dec 2022)Thu, 22 Dec 2022 10:42

  • Over the past few days, heavy rainfall has been hitting parts of south-eastern Brazil, causing floods, triggering landslides and leading to casualties and damage.
  • According to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and national authorities, two people died, and 47 others have been evacuated in Santa Catarina State. More than 1,500 people have been evacuated across the Espírito Santo State.
  • For the next three days, moderate to heavy rain is forecast mostly over the States of north-western, central and south-eastern Brazil.
  • Orange alerts for hydrological risk are in effect across parts of Minas Gerais, the whole Espírito Santo and Rio de Janeiro States. Orange alerts for geological risks have been issued in north-eastern Espírito Santo State.
Mato Grosso Do Sul State, Brazil, Early January 20223Record heavy rain fell in the city of Campo Grande, the capital of Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil, on 04 January 2023. Media reported flooding in at least 14 points across the city, causing major traffic disruption. At least 1 house was destroyed and 2 residents were left homeless.Fri 6 Jan 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),