Sunday, January 23, 2011

VOA | Brazil Flood, Mudslide Death Toll Hits 787 | Americas | English

http://www.voanews.com/english/news/americas/Brazil-Flood-Mudslide-Death-Toll-Hits-785-114416634.html
Firefighters, a National Force soldier and residents carry the body of a landslide victim from a home where the bodies of eight family members were found in Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, 20 Jan 2011
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Firefighters, a National Force soldier and residents carry the body of a landslide victim from a home where the bodies of eight family members were found in Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, 20 Jan 2011

The death toll from Brazil's devastating flooding continues to rise, making it the country's deadliest natural disaster on record.


Authorities Saturday estimated at least 787 people have been killed so far, and the number is expected to go higher.


Officials said Friday at least another 400 people are missing.
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