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 1100756
Death: 4
Displaced: 300
Countries: Brazil
From - To 07 Feb - 18 Feb

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Minas Gerais, Brazil, Late February 2021Heavy rain caused landslides and flooding in parts of Minas Gerais state in Brazil during the period 18 to 21 February 2021. At least 2 people died and 4 are missing after a landslide buried a house in Santa Maria de Itabira. Flooding and landslides affected other areas of the state, including in the municipalities of Caparao, Carangola and Matipo, where authorities are distributing relief supplies to affect communities. Minas Gerais Civil Defence reported rain-related fatalities in Divino (1) and Durande (1).Thu 18 Feb 2021FloodList 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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