Landslides and heavy rains in Brazil. Photo

As a result of landslides, which were caused by two days of downpours, killing dozens of people in south-east Brazil. In the state of Rio de Janeiro, at least 13 people were killed, and 11 are listed as missing. Documented cases of a family consisting of 5 people trying to leave the area by car, came under a landslide. Floods in various places of Rio de Janeiro, forced more than 30,000 people to flee their homes.

The officials of the neighboring state of Minas Gerais, report that more than 14,000 people have fled their homes, and 15 were killed by landslides.

The rainy season in Brazil often brings ruin communities located on the slopes or near streams. Nearly 1,000 people died last year around this time, the gathering of mud avalanches caused by heavy rains in the mountains of Rio.

Firefighters watch bulldozing who digs the earth in search of the missing people in Dzhamapara, Rio de Janeiro.

Rescuers used excavator while searching for missing people.

By the technique of excavations on the site of the landslide.

Rescuers take out the mangled car by a landslide.

Firefighter inspects place landslide.

Family photographs found in the debris of the destroyed house.

Man managed to make a mattress from his home, which came under a landslide.

Firefighters help the victims of the landslide survivors things people bring from their homes.

Woman makes things from her home.

A man makes his home oven.

The women managed to save some belongings after a landslide in Dzhamapare.

Male survivors endure things from their homes.

Relatives carry the coffins of those killed in a landslide in a cemetery in Dzhamapare.

Relatives mourn the victims of the landslide during the funeral procession.

Relatives of those killed during the removal of the coffins out of the church.

Relatives of the victims of the landslide.

People look at it as being rescue.

People look at the spot where once stood the house, but was swept away by a landslide.

Rescue workers take out the body of a man, a victim of a landslide.

Rescuers laid the bodies on the bag.

Rescuers carry victims of the landslide.

Rescuers are working on the site of a landslide that killed at least eight people.


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