Brazil: New Homes in Rio

Post on February 2, 2011, 10:01 am by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Brazil is building 8,000 new, free homes for survivors of the deadly mudslides that ripped away mountainsides near Rio de Janeiro, President Dilma Rousseff announced Thursday.

The president said the housing initiative is a partnership between private companies, the federal government and Rio de Janeiro state, where floods and slides killed more than 837 people and left 541 missing.

Read Juliana Barbassa’s The Miami Herald Article here:


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