Top Leaderboard, Site wide
May 25, 2015
Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines
Sign up for Truthdig's Email NewsletterLike Truthdig on FacebookFollow Truthdig on TwitterSubscribe to Truthdig's RSS Feed

Get Truthdig's headlines in your inbox!

Maggie Winner Banner





On the Move
How to Clone a Mammoth


Truthdig Bazaar more items

 
Ear to the Ground
Print this item

Flooding Kills at Least 42, Strands 115,000 in Brazil

Posted on Jun 22, 2010
floods in Brazil
cnn.com

Dozens of cities in Brazil were in a state of emergency Tuesday after massive flooding in the north of the country killed at least 43 people and left more than 115,000 homeless, according to CNN.

CNN:

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva met Tuesday with his emergency Cabinet as flooding in two northeastern states killed at least 42 people and left more than 115,000 homeless or displaced, the Agencia Brasil state news agency and civil defense officials reported.

In Pernambuco state, 53 cities have declared a state of emergency, the nation’s civil defense agency said. Thirteen people are dead and more than 42,000 are homeless there, the agency said.

Read more

More Below the Ad

Advertisement

Square, Site wide

New and Improved Comments

If you have trouble leaving a comment, review this help page. Still having problems? Let us know. If you find yourself moderated, take a moment to review our comment policy.

 
Right 1, Site wide - BlogAds Premium
 
Right Skyscraper, Site Wide
Right 2, Site wide - Blogads
 
Join the Liberal Blog Advertising Network
 
 
 
Right Internal Skyscraper, Site wide

Like Truthdig on Facebook