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 1100704
Death: 13
Displaced: 400
Countries: Brazil
From - To 16 Dec - 23 Dec

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Rio De Janeiro State, Brazil, December 2020Media reported at least one person died and 3 houses collapsed after severe floods in the Baixada Fluminense Region of Rio de Janeiro State on 22 December 2020. The municipalities of Duque de Caxias and Mage were the worst affected.Tue 22 Dec 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),