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Brazil: Rio failed R$3 billion to contain rainfall effects, study shows

13 May 2019, Rio Times

A study says that over the past six years, the government of Rio de Janeiro has neglected to spend approximately R$3 billion (US$750 million) of its budget on programs for flood control, protection of slopes, sanitation expansion, drainage of rivers and pavement works. The current city administration disputes these figures.



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