Overall Green alert Flood
in Brazil

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100110
Death: 8
Displaced: -
Countries: Brazil
From - To 23 Jul - 25 Jul

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Pernambuco, Brazil, July 2019Heavy rain triggered flooding and landslides in areas area Recife, Pernambuco, from 23 July, 2019, causing several deaths. This is the second spate of deadly flooding and landslides in the state in the last 6 weeks. At least 7 people died after torrential rain in areas around Recife on 13 June, 2019.Tue 23 Jul 2019FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 3 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Whaley Bridge: How safe are Britain's dams?Sat, 03 Aug 2019 02:37:00 +0200.

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Engineers feared Whaley Bridge could be swamped if the Toddbrook Reservoir burst. Hundreds of people have been evacuated from the Derbyshire town of Whaley Bridge after part of a dam collapsed. So what
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How safe are Britain's dams?Sat, 03 Aug 2019 02:13:00 +0200.

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Engineers feared Whaley Bridge could be swamped if the Toddbrook Reservoir burst. Hundreds of people have been evacuated from the Derbyshire town of Whaley Bridge after part of a dam collapsed. So what
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Whaley Bridge dam: How safe are Britain's dams?Sat, 03 Aug 2019 01:51:00 +0200.

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Engineers feared Whaley Bridge could be swamped if the Toddbrook Reservoir burst. Hundreds of people have been evacuated from the Derbyshire town of Whaley Bridge after part of a dam collapsed. So what
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Coastal mansions in new U.S. planMon, 22 Jul 2019 10:13:00 +0200.

OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. -- A proposed overhaul of coastal protection zones would make more than 900 East Coast structures eligible for government-backed flood insurance, which critics say would disproportionately benefit wealthy Americans and s
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