Civil Defense carries out technical visits in municipalities affected by the drought in the Amazon

The purpose of the visit is to analyze the evolution of the disaster in municipalities affected by the low level of the rivers.
22/09/2016 17h12 - Updated 22/09/2016 17h12
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Agents of the State Civil Defense and National began on Thursday, 22, technical visits in the municipalities of the rails of the Juruá and Purus, to evaluate the damages caused by the drought affecting the region.

"The goal is to analyze together with the national body, the evolution of the disaster in municipalities affected by the low level of the rivers, and still, noted the difficulties faced by the population during the period of abnormality ", said the executive secretary of the body, Colonel Fernando Pires Júnior.

Among the cities that will host the agents are: Envira, the trough of the Juruá and Labrea, the trough of the Purus, that from the beginning of July, they entered Status Alert, present problems related to dry the rivers.

Federal support is critical, since according to the Monitoring Center and alert the Civil Defense of the State (ćemo), the gutters (Juruá, pure) present abnormality due to drought, caused by lack of rainfall, a characteristic of this time of year, and that was potentiated by a mass of dry air, that was at the center of the country and hit the south of the Amazon region.

The forecast is that the inspections are completed by next weekend. photographic reports and documents shall be provided with information about affected, human damage, environmental, economic losses and still, the needs of each city to be taken into account, in the case of relief effort.

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