Overall Orange alert Flood
in Brazil

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101433
Glide number: FL-2022-000221-BRA
Death: 92
Displaced: 16619
Countries: Brazil
From - To 23 May - 31 May


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Paraíba, Brazil, Late May 2022The dam of the Tanques Reservoir broke in Pocinhos municipality, state of Paraíba, Brazil, on 25 May 2022 after continued heavy rain. Local authorities report 6 houses severely damaged or destroyed and 4 people injured.Thu 26 May 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 33 | About casualties: 13 | Last hour: 0

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Disastri naturali: l’importanza della prevenzione2022-06-02T10:54+0200.

di C.Alessandro Mauceri – Almeno 91 morti in Brasile a causa di inondazioni e smottamenti. Migliaia i dispersi, specie nelle favelas delle città nord-orientali di Recife e Jaboatao dos Guararapes, le più colpite. La scorsa settimana forti p
Brazil floods kill at least 106 people: "I lost a lot of friends"2022-06-01T12:48+0200.

Flooding and landslides triggered by torrential rain have now killed at least 106 people in northeastern Brazil, officials said Tuesday as emergency workers continued a desperate search. The force of the landslides ripped apart houses in ne
More than 100 dead in torrential rains in Brazil2022-06-01T11:37+0200.

Eight people are still missing The toll of torrential rains is getting heavier again in Brazil. The 100 dead mark was crossed on Tuesday. Rescuers have found 106 bodies after floods and landslides that devastated the Recife region in the no

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),