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Severe flooding in Acre, Brazil

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More than 130,000 people have been affected by floods in 10 municipalities of Acre State, Brazil. In the next 24 hours, further heavy rain is forecast over much of the state. CARE Brazil is monitoring the situation and will work to provide:

  • access to safe drinking water
  • food
  • hygiene kits
  • shelter, mattresses and kitchen utensils.

CARE will also work with the local government to identify the need for other forms of support such as healthcare, particularly for pregnant women and children.