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Heavy rainfall causes severe flooding in southeastern Brazil

Residents clean the streets after floods hit the area in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, Brazil January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Residents clean the streets after floods hit the area in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, Brazil January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Residents clean the streets after floods hit the area in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, Brazil January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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Rosane Oliveira cleans an evangelical church after floods hit the area with heavy rain in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Rosane Oliveira cleans an evangelical church after floods hit the area with heavy rain in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Rosane Oliveira cleans an evangelical church after floods hit the area with heavy rain in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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Residents clean their house after floods hit the area with heavy rain in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Residents clean their house after floods hit the area with heavy rain in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Residents clean their house after floods hit the area with heavy rain in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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A resident checks his belongings after floods hit the area with heavy rain in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

A resident checks his belongings after floods hit the area with heavy rain in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

A resident checks his belongings after floods hit the area with heavy rain in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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Residents clean a market after floods hit the area with heavy rain in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Residents clean a market after floods hit the area with heavy rain in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Residents clean a market after floods hit the area with heavy rain in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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Residents clean the streets after floods hit the area with heavy rain in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Residents clean the streets after floods hit the area with heavy rain in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Residents clean the streets after floods hit the area with heavy rain in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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A house is flooded after heavy rains hit Mario Campos, in Minas Gerais state, January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

A house is flooded after heavy rains hit Mario Campos, in Minas Gerais state, January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

A house is flooded after heavy rains hit Mario Campos, in Minas Gerais state, January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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Indigenous leader Vice Cacique Sucupira of the Pataxo ethnicity reacts as he observes flooding from heavy rain in Nao Xoha village, Minas Gerais state, January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Indigenous leader Vice Cacique Sucupira of the Pataxo ethnicity reacts as he observes flooding from heavy rain in Nao Xoha village, Minas Gerais state, January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Indigenous leader Vice Cacique Sucupira of the Pataxo ethnicity reacts as he observes flooding from heavy rain in Nao Xoha village, Minas Gerais state, January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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Residents clean the streets after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Residents clean the streets after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Residents clean the streets after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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A resident cleans his house after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Mario Campos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

A resident cleans his house after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Mario Campos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

A resident cleans his house after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Mario Campos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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Residents clean a market after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state,  January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Residents clean a market after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Residents clean a market after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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Residents clean the streets after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state,  January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Residents clean the streets after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Residents clean the streets after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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Neila Castro cleans her house after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Neila Castro cleans her house after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Neila Castro cleans her house after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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Residents clean the streets after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state,  January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Residents clean the streets after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Residents clean the streets after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Raposos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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A resident cleans his house after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Mario Campos, in Minas Gerais state,  January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

A resident cleans his house after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Mario Campos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

A resident cleans his house after heavy rain hit the area with severe flooding in Mario Campos, in Minas Gerais state, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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Water flows at the Carioca dam, after heavy rain hit Para de Minas, in Minas Gerais state, January 11, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Water flows at the Carioca dam, after heavy rain hit Para de Minas, in Minas Gerais state, January 11, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Water flows at the Carioca dam, after heavy rain hit Para de Minas, in Minas Gerais state, January 11, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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Residents use a boat in a flooded area after heavy rain hit Mario Campos, in Minas Gerais state, January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Residents use a boat in a flooded area after heavy rain hit Mario Campos, in Minas Gerais state, January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Residents use a boat in a flooded area after heavy rain hit Mario Campos, in Minas Gerais state, January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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An indigenous man of the Pataxo ethnicity observes a flooded area after heavy rain hit Nao Xoha village in  Minas Gerais state, January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

An indigenous man of the Pataxo ethnicity observes a flooded area after heavy rain hit Nao Xoha village in Minas Gerais state, January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

An indigenous man of the Pataxo ethnicity observes a flooded area after heavy rain hit Nao Xoha village in Minas Gerais state, January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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An indigenous woman of the Pataxo ethnicity observe flooding caused by heavy rain in Nao Xoha in Sao Joaquim de Bicas, in Minas Gerais state,  January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

An indigenous woman of the Pataxo ethnicity observe flooding caused by heavy rain in Nao Xoha in Sao Joaquim de Bicas, in Minas Gerais state, January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

An indigenous woman of the Pataxo ethnicity observe flooding caused by heavy rain in Nao Xoha in Sao Joaquim de Bicas, in Minas Gerais state, January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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Water flows at the Carioca dam, after heavy rains hit Para de Minas, in Minas Gerais state,  January 11, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Water flows at the Carioca dam, after heavy rains hit Para de Minas, in Minas Gerais state, January 11, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Water flows at the Carioca dam, after heavy rains hit Para de Minas, in Minas Gerais state, January 11, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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An indigenous man of the Pataxo ethnicity observes flooding in Nao Xoha village in Sao Joaquim de Bicas, Minas Gerais state, January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

An indigenous man of the Pataxo ethnicity observes flooding in Nao Xoha village in Sao Joaquim de Bicas, Minas Gerais state, January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

An indigenous man of the Pataxo ethnicity observes flooding in Nao Xoha village in Sao Joaquim de Bicas, Minas Gerais state, January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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Indigenous leader Vice Cacique Sucupira of the Pataxo ethnicity reacts as he observes flooding in Nao Xoha village in Sao Joaquim de Bicas, Minas Gerais state, January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Indigenous leader Vice Cacique Sucupira of the Pataxo ethnicity reacts as he observes flooding in Nao Xoha village in Sao Joaquim de Bicas, Minas Gerais state, January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves

Indigenous leader Vice Cacique Sucupira of the Pataxo ethnicity reacts as he observes flooding in Nao Xoha village in Sao Joaquim de Bicas, Minas Gerais state, January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Washington Alves
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Water flows at the Carioca dam, after heavy rains hit Para de Minas, in Minas Gerais state, January 11, 2022. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Water flows at the Carioca dam, after heavy rains hit Para de Minas, in Minas Gerais state, January 11, 2022. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Water flows at the Carioca dam, after heavy rains hit Para de Minas, in Minas Gerais state, January 11, 2022. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto
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