Brazil – Collapse of a tailings dam (25 January 2019)

France was shocked to learn of the tragic toll exacted by the collapse of a tailings dam on January 25 in Brumadinho, in southeastern Brazil, which left at least 60 people dead and almost 300 missing, according to provisional reports.

France expresses its wholehearted solidarity with the victims’ families, the authorities and the Brazilian people at this difficult time.