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Reference : V-P-BR-E-00194
Date : 17/01/2011
Country/Region : BRAZIL
Caption : Rio de Janeiro state, Teresópolis city, Bairro Vieira. A man uses a satellite phone provided by the Brazilian Red Cross and the ICRC.
Photographer : SANTANGELO, Gabriel
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : Floods and landslides struck Brazil on 12 January, and many people in remote areas still have no means of communicating with the wider world. Because of the satellite phones provided by the Brazilian Red Cross and the ICRC, a number of people in the areas affected have been able to reassure worried relatives that they are safe and well.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 1600x1200
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour