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More than 35,000 families in 64 municipalities are homeless in Maranhão

Credit: Maranhão State Government

11 Apr 23

Extreme Weather: heavy rains affect 35 thousand families in Maranhão

The heavy rains that struck the state of Maranhão in recent weeks have affected more than 35,000 families in 64 municipalities, resulting in six deaths. The situation led the state and federal governments to declare a situation of emergency. President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was in the state on Sunday (9), accompanied by Governor Carlos Brandão and a federal entourage, to visit areas affected by the floods and promised resources to help the affected families.

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