Brazil Flood: More than 100 dead and thousands missing due to heavy floods in Rio Grande de Sul

As per reports, more than 1,60,000 people have been displaced in Brazil’s Rio Grande do Sul.

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Intense rainfall in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil since April 29 has led to floods and landslides claiming the lives of over a 100 people. More than 1,60,000 people have been displaced in Brazil’s Rio Grande do Sul. Some municipalities were completely destroyed by floodwater reaching the levels of the roofs of the houses. Along with this, reports say that thousands of animals have also died due to the floods.   

 

Brazil's Civil Defense Agency informs that 99,800 houses have been partially or completely destroyed due to floods and rains. According to reports, 414 cities in the state have been flooded and about 130 people are missing.

 

Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva promised that there will be no shortage of resources to meet the needs of those afflicted by the floods. According to him, nearly 15,000 soldiers, firefighters, police personnel and volunteers are working across the state to provide relief and rescue services to stranded people.

 

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