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ShelterBox Response Team Leaving for Flood Struck Brazil
Date:6/25/2010

Days of torrential downpours, raging flood waters and whole towns “wiped off” the map. These are the reports from northeastern Brazil where up to 100,000 people are feared to have lost their homes.

Lakewood Ranch, FL (Vocus) June 25, 2010 -- Days of torrential downpours, raging flood waters and whole towns “wiped off” the map. These are the reports from northeastern Brazil where up to 100,000 people are feared to have lost their homes. A two-person ShelterBox Response Team is preparing to arrive in Brazil to respond to the flooding.

The state of Alagoas has been the worst affected. The River Mundau burst its banks in the town of Uniao dos Palmares and the town of Quebrangulo was nearly completely submerged in flood waters.

On Friday, June 24 a two-person ShelterBox Response Team (SRT) will arrive in Recife, Brazil. SRT members Pat Prendergast and Phil Duloy are heading up the initial response. ShelterBox is an international disaster relief organization which provides shelter and other life-saving equipment after a disaster.

Duloy had just returned to the UK from Haiti and was at the airport when he received the call asking him to fly to South America. He will have a 48 hour turn around before heading off again.

“I’m really looking forward to getting out there and cracking on with the job,” said Duloy. “You can see from the pictures on the TV just how clear the need is.

“This deployment will be just as challenging as my time in Haiti but the objective is the same; get emergency shelter to families most in need as quickly as we can.”

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