Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira and Santa Isabel decreed emergency situation due to the Drought

altogether, four municipalities are in Emergencies.
12/02/2016 14h48 - Updated 12/02/2016 14h48
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The municipalities of San Gabriel da Cachoeira and Santa Isabel do Rio Negro, located in the channel of the Upper Rio Negro, They decreed emergency situation due to the drought. The cities, they were being monitored by Amazon Civil Defense, enter the list of locations that will be assisted by the agency.

"We are experiencing technical in these cities, evaluating together with the Municipal Civil Defenses, the real needs of families, order to secure the support of the State Government ", He emphasized the Civil Defense Secretary AM, Colonel Fernando Pires Junior.

Swing – altogether, four municipalities are in Emergencies: Presidente Figueiredo, Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira and Santa Isabel do Rio Negro, because of drought, and Barcelos, because of fires.

According to Climate Monitoring Center and Environmental Amazonas Civil Defense, the region of the Upper Rio Negro shows below-normal rainfall for the period, directly affecting the North and Northeast of the State.

For Presidente Figueiredo, the government is already signing an agreement on the order of R $ 100 one thousand, to hire water trucks that will ensure the supply of drinking water in communities.


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