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UPP Rocinha Rio de Janeiro favela_rd0041.jpg
UPP  Rocinha. Rocinha is the largest favela in Brazil, located in Rio de Janeiro's South Zone between the districts of Sao Conrado and Gavea. Pacifying Police Unit ( Unidade de Polícia Pacificadora ), also translated as Police Pacification Unit, abbreviated UPP, a law enforcement and social services program which aims at reclaiming territories, more commonly favelas, controlled by gangs of drug dealers.