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Amazon drought and forest fire prediction system devised

Researchers have devised a model to anticipate drought and forest fires in the Amazon rainforest.The research, which used precipitation records dating back to 1970 and hotspots tracked by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA satellites, finds a strong correlation between sea surf

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Thu, 21/07/2011 - 11:52

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In multi-county disaster simulation: ‘Damage … is widespread’

Brazil — As the state’s largest natural

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Wed, 18/05/2011 - 12:21

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Flood in Brazil

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Torrents of flood water devastated towns and villages in northeastern Brazil, killing at least 38 people and leaving more than 600 missing and more than 50,000 without shelter.

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Flood in Brazil

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FL-2010-000120-BRA

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Brazil

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22/06/2010

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Flood in Brazil

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 Torrential rains caused floods and landslides that killed at least 31 people in Rio de Janeiro state, shutting down transport and commerce.

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Flood in Brazil

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FL-2010-000067-BRA

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Rio de Janeiro

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06/04/2010

Mexico Campus of the Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education for Latin America and the Caribbean (CRECTEALC)

The agreement for the establishment of the Centre for Space Science and Technology Education for Latin America and the Caribbean (CRECTEALC) was signed by the governments of Mexico and Brazil in 1997.
The CRECTEALC impart long duration courses on space science and technology education.

Website  http://www.crectealc.org/

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Epidemic in the Americas

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Countries of the Americas reported a total of 146,006 cases of dengue, out of which 2,706 were severe dengue. A total of 79 deaths have been reported, with a Regional fatality rate of 2.9%.

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http://www.glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glide=19052

http://www.glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glide=19053

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Epidemic in Americas

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EP-2010-000058-ARG, EP-2010-000058-BRA, EP-2010-000058-COL , EP-2010-000058-SLV, EP-2010-000058-HND, EP-2010-000058-PRY, EP-2010-000058-PRI

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Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Honduras, Paraguay, Puerto Rico

Occurance Date: 

16/03/2010

Floods in Brazil

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Heavy rains have affected more than 680,000 people in Espirito Santo, southeastern Brazil. 4,500 people have been evacuated and 112,300 houses have suffered damages.

Source: http://www.glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glide=18959.

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FL-2009-000239-BRA

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Brazil

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09/11/2009

Flood in Brazil

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Severe flooding has hit Brazil's perennially drought-stricken northeast, killing 15 people and leaving 70,000 others homeless.

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Ressources from OCHA/Reliefweb, click here

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Flood in Brazil

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FL-2009-000089-BRA

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Brazil

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04/05/2009

Epidemic in Brazil

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Since the beginning of 2009 the Brazil is experiencing dengue outbreaks. Several cases of dengue are registred in the states of Acre, Roraima, Espiritu Santo, Amap?, Bah?a and Minas Gerais.

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Epidemic in Brazil

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EP-2009-000064-BRA

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Brazil

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17/03/2009

Flood in Brazil

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11 killed

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Flood in Brazil

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Brazil

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20/01/2009

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