The water hasn’t stopped rising in Rondônia. The Madeira River is surpassing historic levels almost daily, and on February 24th it reached the mark of 18.43 meters, the most major flood registered since 1997.
February 24, 2014
The number of displaced and homeless families, mostly residents of villages, settlements and districts of Porto Velho, also grew.
February 21, 2014
“State of emergency” was declared in Porto Velho due to heavy rains and great flood on the Madeira River. It could be the biggest flood in 100 years.
March 28, 2014
Photos taken last weekend shows that the situation in the city is still calamity. More than a thousand families are homeless.