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 1101767
Death: 9
Displaced: 9480
Countries: Brazil
From - To 26 Nov - 07 Dec

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Minas Gerais, Brazil, December 2022Civil Defence in Minas Gerias state of Brazil reported heavy rain caused a landslide which damaged a water tank in the Municipality of Pouso Alegre. 35 people from the nearby apartments were preventively evacuated. Local media reported flooding in the city of Belo Horizonte where at least 2 people had to be rescued. Damage to vehicles and roads was reported.Thu 8 Dec 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. 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: 24 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Brazil – Thousands Displaced, 10 Dead After Rain, Floods and Landslide ... 2022-12-05T13:56+0100.

Heavy rain has caused damage, flooding and landslides across the states of Espirito Santo, Santa Catarina, Paranà, Rio de Janeiro and Bahia in Brazil since late November 2022. According to the country’s Civil Defence, at least 10 people hav
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dal mondo Brasile, forti piogge scatenano violentissima inondazione: l ... 2022-12-02T16:44+0100.

Le forti piogge hanno causato gravi inondazioni nel sud del Brasile giovedì, dove i soccorritori nello stato meridionale di Santa Catarina sono stati inviati per aiutare a evacuare centinaia di famiglie intrappolate nelle loro case. Le ripr
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All regions experienced water extremes in 2021 – UN2022-11-30T01:16+0100.

This photo taken on September 2, 2022 shows people sitting on a section of a parched river bed along the Yangtze River in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province. (Photo by AFP) / China OUT / All regions of the world saw water extremes l
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All regions experienced water extremes in 2021: UN2022-11-30T01:14+0100.

All regions of the world saw water extremes last year -- both floods and droughts -- and billions of people had insufficient freshwater, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Large areas of the planet recorded drier than normal conditions in
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (34), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),