Somerset Floods – Flickr: Levon Dymond
Heavy rain forecasts mean that communities already flood-hit in the south and Wales will see little respite from the bad weather. After dealing with more than four weeks of flooding these winter floods have been the worst in Britain in over 20 years.
Illegal logging and land grabs have, for years, been displacing and threatening the Awá. Without intervention this small tribe of no more than 450 people in Brazil could soon be pushed to extinction.