Brazil battles to aid flood victims

Survivors, some left with nothing, seek shelter as death toll in country's southeast rises to more than 600 people.


    Brazilian authorities are struggling to cope with the aftermath of flooding and landslides in the country's southeast, where the death toll has risen to 628 people.

    Some families have lost everything and officials are warning of even more wet weather in the coming days.

    Craig Mauro reports for Al Jazeera from one shelter in Teresopolis.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Many Pentecostal churches in the Niger Delta offer to deliver people from witchcraft and possession - albeit for a fee.

    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".

    Why a hipster, vegan, green tech economy is not sustainable

    Why a hipster, vegan, green tech economy is not sustainable

    Improving eco-efficiency within a capitalist growth-oriented system will not save the environment.