New Airão decrees emergency situation because of ban on AM-362 highway

Fortes chuvas causaram desmoronamento de barrancos, destruction of roads, bridges and culverts, causing flooding.
14/01/2019 13h21 - Updated 14/01/2019 15h47

AM POST Writing

The municipality of Novo Airão (distant 180 km from the capital of Amazonas) declared emergency due to the ban on AM-362 highway, caused by heavy rains, to reach the municipality, from or last day 10 from January. The decree comes into force from Monday (14), date it was published in the Official Journal of the Association of Municipalities (DONATE), and should last for 10 days. The decree's validity period can be extended up complete 90 days.

Heavy rains caused the collapse of bounds, destruction of roads, bridges and culverts, causing flooding. Besides that, municipal roads have been closed because of landslides and mud accumulation in various. Each layer of asphalt highway AM-362 was hampered.

According to the ordinance No. 002, Novo Airão Prefecture fears that flow of agricultural crop is prevented by the ban AM- 362, connecting the municipality of Novo Airão to the city of Manacapuru and other locations in the metropolitan region of Manaus. The decree also mentions that with the main access roads of the city interdicted, the transport of people with health problems aggravated to Manaus, It will be harmed.

The Department of Novo Airão Infrastructure will follow coordinates the State Infrastructure Department to control disorders. The City Council has called for volunteers to reinforce the actions of emergencies, as well as the means necessary for urgent procurement of materials and equipment for resolution of the disaster, with duly taken licitatórias layoffs.

According to the Climate weather agency, the forecast is for rain 12 mm in Novo Airão, in this Monday (14), with rain showers in the afternoon and evening.

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