Saturday, January 15, 2011

Brazil: Floods: Death toll rises to 400

Financial Times email newsletter jan14,2k11

Financial Times - World 
Brazil floods kill at least 400
Brazil is reeling from floods and landslides that have killed at least 400 people in the mountains near Rio in one of the nation’s worst natural disasters in four decades

Even with Brazil flooding expected to continue, many remain in perilous areas

Rescue workers are encouraging residents of hillside slums at risk from Brazil flooding to seek safety. More rain is expected this weekend.

-- Politicarp

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