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04 Feb 2003 description

Washington, D.C. - The Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Andrew S. Natsios today announced that USAID is providing $50,000 to Servico Voluntario de Assistencia Social (SERVAS), the primary Brazilian non-governmental organization in the state of Minas Gerais, for the local purchase of relief supplies for the victims of the recent flooding in the state. The funding will be provided in response to the disaster declaration issued yesterday by U.S. Ambassador Donna Hrinak and the request for assistance from the government of Minas Gerais.

29 Jan 2003 description

Rio de Janeiro (dpa) - Five people were killed in flooding sparked by heavy rains in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, bringing the death toll up to 13, Globonews television said.

29 Jan 2003 description

This bulletin is being issued based on the needs described below reflecting the information available at this time. Based on further updates and details from assessment reports, or should the situation deteriorate, the Federation will consider international support through an Appeal.