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Monitoring Emergencies: Brazil - 21/04/2015

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Amazonas: Floods. Three municipalities—Atalaia do Norte, Benjamin Constant, and Pauini—are being affected. A state of emergency has been declared. (o.s.: Civil Defense)

Rio Grande Norte: Drought. 153 municipalities have been affected. A state of emergency has been declared. (o.s.: Civil Defense)

Santa Catarina: Tornado. The toll of the tornado in the southern part of the country was two people dead and at least 60 injured. The force of the wind brought down five power towers, which in turn left 200,000 homes and businesses without electricity. (m.: La Razon)