Humanitarian aid to municipalities that have enacted Emergency in Juruá trough is anticipated due to flood

Humanitarian aid, coming from the federal and state governments, It was sent in advance to municipalities, Cemoa after the assessment that the river level had above average elevation.
03/02/2017 15h01 - Updated 3/02/2017 15h01
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The State Government, by Amazonas Civil Defense, to prepare for next week, the distribution of humanitarian aid to the municipalities of Guajará and Ipixuna, located in the channel of Juruá, that decreed Emergency situation due to the flood. Five other cities of the same region are being monitored and remain alert, issued no last day 10 from January.

"With the continuous analysis of the Monitoring Center and alert the Civil Defense of the State (ćemo), it was possible to anticipate the response actions to disaster and next week we will start distribution 12 tons of humanitarian aid ", said the executive secretary of the body, Colonel Fernando Pires Júnior.

Humanitarian aid, coming from the federal and state governments, It was sent in advance to municipalities, Cemoa after the assessment that the river level had above average elevation.

The humanitarian supplies sent to over 15 days contain non-perishable food, drug kits for primary health, and to prevent waterborne diseases, sodium hypochlorite for water purification, bedroom kits and personal hygiene.

In both towns 2.106 families have been affected. The cities of Juruá, Carauari, Itamarati, Eirunepé and Envira remain Alert Status, with the possibility of evolution Emergency Situation.

monitoring

In the natural cycle of state flood, the Juruá region is always the first affected, due to the physical characteristics of the river that has narrow bed, which facilitates the raising of the water level in the localities. But this year, according to Cemoa, quotas are above average for the period. The Southern Cross Station, no Acre, that monitors the municipality of Guajará (city ​​reference of the Juruá trough) recorded on this date (03), 14,24m, surpassing 6 centimeters, the highest level recorded in 1995, which was 14,18m.

Technical support
For the realization of Emergency Situation decrees, State Civil Defense teams, are in constant technical guidance the Municipal Governments of the gutter in question. For that the decree is validated, We need the correct fill data, as the description of affected areas, damage human and socioeconomic losses.

Last flood
The last flood of record in Juruá trough was in February 2015, when at least nine thousand families were affected by the disaster, in five cities.

That same year, of 62 Amazon municipalities, 46 enacted Emergency and two (Boca do Acre e Anamã), State of Public Calamity. They were over 460 thousand people affected and attended by the State Government, by Amazonas Civil Defense.


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