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Rio de Janeiro, Brasil: IPP e Defesa Civil lançam sistema que mapeia o 'Alerta Rio'

18 Feb 2014, Prefeitura da Cidade do RJ, Brazil - gov

O Sistema de Alerta e Alarme Comunitário consiste em um conjunto de ações realizadas pela Prefeitura do Rio para evitar desastres provocados por chuvas fortes. Sirenes são instaladas em comunidades com alto risco de deslizamentos e equipes da Defesa Civil e do Alerta Rio monitoram as chuvas na cidade...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1983 20,000,000
Drought 1998 10,000,000
Flood 1988 3,020,734
Flood 1983 3,008,300
Flood 2008 1,500,015
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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