Brazil relocates landslide victims

About 2,600 families moved to temporary homes following destructive mudslides.

    Brazilian authorities have said at least 247 people have been killed, and more than 160 others are missing after mudslides last week brought widespread destruction in Rio de Janeiro.

    Authorities have had to tear down many houses destroyed in the catastrophe and relocate about 2,600 families to temporary homes.  

    Rio's state government says it has allocated more than $550m to help provide the displaced families with new houses.

    Tom Ackerman reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    All Hail The Algorithm

    All Hail The Algorithm

    A five-part series exploring the impact of algorithms on our everyday lives.

    The priceless racism of the Duke of Edinburgh

    The priceless racism of the Duke of Edinburgh

    Prince Philip has done the world an extraordinary service by exposing the racist hypocrisy of "Western civilisation".

    China will determine the future of Venezuela

    China will determine the future of Venezuela

    There are a number of reasons why Beijing continues to back Maduro's government despite suffering financial losses.