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Brazil sends 500 troops to help Amazon flood victims

Brazil is deploying 500 troops, a field hospital and three Navy ships to help people hit by some of the worst flooding in decades in the Amazon. Read the story on the BBC

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State of emergency decreed in Manaus due to flooding

Carolina Pimentel Reporter Agencia Brasil Brasília – Manaus, the capital of the state of Amazonas, the largest city in the Amazon region (population 2.2 million) and the center of manufacturing,...

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Alert: Floods in Teresopolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Geneva, 13 April 2012 Brief description of the emergency and impact On the evening of Friday, 06 April, heavy rains hit the mountainous region of Rio de Janeiro. This is the same area affected by...

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Aid gets to flood-hit Brazil region

Boats and planes are being used by a Tearfund partner in northern Brazil to reach people affected by some of the worst flooding seen in the region. Torrential rain has caused rivers to burst their...

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Severe flooding in Acre, Brazil

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...

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Rains in Acre displace 60,000

by Priscilla Mazenotti, Roberta Lopes and Pedro Peduzzi Brasília – The worst rains in over five years have caused the Acre River to rise to its second highest level in history resulting in severe...

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ShelterBox delivers emergency shelter in Brazil

A Response Team from Cornish disaster relief charity, ShelterBox, is delivering emergency shelter in Brazil, following flash floods and landslides that struck the eastern states of Rio de Janeiro and...

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