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By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - An alert system is currently being installed in several neighborhoods of the Niterói municipal area to warn residents about mud- and landslides that endanger the communities during heavy rainfall, as...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Two rock slides left twenty homes destroyed and at least 72 people homeless in Nova Friburgo following heavy rains Tuesday (November 13th). The area is still recovering from Brazil's...
By Sibel Tinar, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The interior, mountainous region of Rio state (Região Serrana) is still suffering from the chaos following the worst natural disaster in Brazilian history. The death toll has reached 860,...
By Bhamika Bhudia, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the wake of the devastating mudslides, the country’s worst natural disaster to date, Nova Friburgo in the State of Rio de Janeiro has suffered major damage to homes, factories,...
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