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Weekly Report - 25 February 2021 (WR-21-08)

BRAZIL: Acre in trouble

The small Brazilian state of Acre, bordering Peru and Bolivia deep in the Amazon rainforest, is currently facing a crisis on multiple fronts: floods resulting from heavy rains, a dengue outbreak, hospitals under pressure from the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, and a migrant crisis unfolding on the Peruvian border. A state of calamity has been declared in 10 of the state’s cities. 

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