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