Dams Burst in Northeastern Brazil As Region Hit by Floods

27 December 2021 15:07 WIB

An aerial view shows the flooding caused by the overflowing Cachoeira river in Itabuna, Bahia state, Brazil, December 26, 2021. Two dams gave way in the northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia after weeks of heavy rains, swamping already swollen local rivers as flooding hit towns across the region, authorities said on Sunday. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

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A rescuer helps flood victims along a flooded street in Itabuna, Bahia state, Brazil, December 26, 2021. The Igua dam, on the Verruga river near the city of Vitoria da Conquista in southern Bahia, collapsed on Saturday night, forcing authorities to evacuate residents, mainly in the town of Itambe. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

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A man is seen at his house during flooding caused by the overflowing Cachoeira river in Itabuna, Bahia state, Brazil, December 26, 2021. There were no reports of deaths or injuries caused by the dam failures, though bridges and roads were damaged. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

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A man uses an inflatable mattress during flooding caused by the overflowing Cachoeira river in Itabuna, Bahia state, Brazil, December 26, 2021. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

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An aerial view shows a neighbourhood during flooding caused by the overflowing Cachoeira river in Itabuna, Bahia state, Brazil, December 26, 2021. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

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