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BRIEF January 28, 2019

Rupture of the dam in Brumadinho/MG (Brazil)

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Brumadinho (MG). Photo: Presidency/Isac Nóbrega


The World Bank in Brazil expresses its deep regret and solidarity for the victims of the rupture of the dam in Brumadinho, Minas Gerais state, Brazil. In addition to the irreparable damage to the lives of the families, the damage to the environment is incalculable.

We join the international community, the Brazilian authorities and civil society, offering our support and collaboration.