Overall Green alert Flood
in Brazil

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

GDACS ID FL 1100345
Death: 81
Displaced: 7242
Countries: Brazil
From - To 17 Jan - 10 Feb

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Sao Paolo, Brazil, February 2020Parts of Sao Paolo recorded torrential rain from 09 February. Schools have been closed and traffic suspended in some areas in Greater Sao Paulo. Flooding was reported in over 500 locations in the city, as of 10 February. By late 10 February reports showed heavy rain had affected other areas of the state. The state government reported around 250 displaced, including 106 in Peruibe, 32 in Taboao da Serra and 80 in Botucatu, where 1 person died and 2 are missing. Around 14 were displaced in the Greater Sao Paolo city municipalities of Barueri (3); Carapicuiba (7) and Pirapora do Bom Jesus (4). Outside the city, the municipalities of Cubatao ( 2 displaced), Juquia (3) and Aracariguama (5) were also affected.Mon 10 Feb 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 13 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

U.S. Storms, Global Floods, Bushfires Caused Economic Damages of $3B-P ... Wed, 12 Feb 2020 07:14:00 +0100.

U.S. storms, Australian bushfires and hailstorms, and floods in various countries across the globe caused more than $3 billion in economic damages during January, according to Aon’s Global Catastrophe Recap report , which analyzes the month
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Asciende a 54 cifra de muertos por lluvias en estado de BrasilThu, 30 Jan 2020 01:31:00 +0100.

Brasilia, 29 ene (Prensa Latina) Una mujer murió cuando fue arrastrada por las aguas, a 250 kilómetros de Belo Horizonte, y se convirtió hoy en la 54 víctima mortal en el estado de Minas Gerais (sudeste) por el azote de las lluvias. Según
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3:12 Asciende a 54 cifra de muertos por lluvias en estado de BrasilWed, 29 Jan 2020 21:35:00 +0100.

29 de enero de 2020, 15:12 Brasilia, 29 ene (Prensa Latina) Una mujer murió cuando fue arrastrada por las aguas, a 250 kilómetros de Belo Horizonte, y se convirtió hoy en la 54 víctima mortal en el estado de Minas Gerais (sudeste) por el az
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Devastating Brazil rains likely spared most of Minas coffee fieldsWed, 29 Jan 2020 16:25:00 +0100.

The devastating rains that triggered landslides and flooding in Brazil's Minas Gerais state over the past week and brought more than 50 deaths apparently did not cause much damage to coffee fields in the world's largest production region. A
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (32), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),