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Brazil

UNDP: Brazil strengthens the skills of first responders

26 Feb 2015, UNDP

'To prevent and to mitigate the risks of disasters together with the population is the main lesson we have learned in the past years', says Deputy Chief of Civil Defense in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. According to a UNDP report, a great deal of work remains to be done in Brazil, especially...to address underlying risks...


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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