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A Trail of Death after Another Dam Collapses in Brazil

84 Killed, 276 Missing in Mining Waste Sludge in Brumadinho

Wednesday 30 January 2019


(São Paulo, January 30, 2019) – The dam collapse in Brazil on January 25 that killed 84 was the second such tragedy in just over three years, pointing to weak oversight by the government and urgent need for reforms.Satellite imagery recorded before and after the collapse of a tailing dam near the city of Brumadinho shows the extent of the destruction.

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