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Brazil: Floods DREF Operation no. MDRBR007 Final Report

A. Situation analysis A.1. Description of the disaster In mid-2015, heavy rains fell in southern Brazil, affecting 283,140 people mainly in the States of Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande Du Sul...

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Brazil: Floods DREF Operation update no.1 (MDRBR007)

A. Situation analysis A.1 Description of the disaster On 14 July 2015, the Civil Defense of Rio Grande Do Sul declared an emergency at the municipal level, reporting flooding in several cities. The...

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Heavy rains put South region under emergency state

The mayor of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, declared a state of emergency in the city on Sunday (Oct. 18) following the local catastrophe Wednesday (14) caused by the heavy rains that have swept...

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Monitoring Emergencies: Brazil - 10/21/2015

The Ministry of National Integrity has declared an emergency for the city of Rio Pardo due to heavy rains that struck the state of Rio Grande del Sur early last week. (OS: DEFENSACIVIL)

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Cruz Roja Brasileña responde ante las inundaciones del Sur

La Cruz Roja Brasileña (CRB) sigue trabajando en ayudar a las personas que quedaron sin hogar a consecuencia de las fuertes lluvias en el estado de Río Grande do Sul. Con el trabajo de unos 35...

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Monitoring Emergencies: Brazil - 10/14/2015

Rains in the southern region of the country. Heavy rains left 7,400 people affected and one person dead in the state of Santa Catarina. A state of emergency was declared for 26 municipalities in Rio...

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Impact of rainstorms in Santa Catarina mounts

More than 7,400 people have been impacted by heavy rains in the state of Santa Catarina, South Brazil, since Thursday (Oct. 8). The Emergency Management Service reported in the early hours of...

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Monitoring Emergencies: Brazil - 8/31/2015

Santa Catarina, State of Emergency in three municipalities Arabutã ,Flor do Sertão and Passos Mai, due to heavy rains, floods and tornadoes. (OS: DEFENSACIVIL)

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Monitoring Emergencies: Brazil - 8/3/2015

Floods and Drought: The National Secretary of Protection and Civil Defense of the Department of National Integration, declared an emergency in five municipalities over three states: Sao Sebastiao do...

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Monitoring Emergencies: Brazil - 7/30/2015

•Floods: Declaration of public disaster in three municipalities of the Amazon and Santa Catarina. (os: defensacivil). •The National Integration Ministry acknowledged an emergency due to drought...

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Monitoring Emergencies: Brazil - 7/24/2015

Municipalities Sao Borja and Uruguayana in the State of Rio Grande do Sul. Flooding occurred in the Uruguai River. The ministry of National Integration has increased its federal government support to...

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Brazil – Severe Weather (ECHO Daily Flash of 22 July 2015)

Heavy rainfall continued affecting southern Brazil over the last week, causing more floods and damage in the States of Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul. Approx. 114 mm of rain in 24 h...

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Monitoring Emergencies: Brazil - 7/20/2015

Parana. The Ministry of National Integration declared an emergency in 28 municipalities in the state due to hail storms, tornadoes, heavy winds and flooding in recent days. (os: defensacivil).

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