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Published 02/06/2022 13:33 Updated 02/06/2022 17:14
Federal Government will release more than R$ 1.3 million to the Pernambuco city of Camaragibe
On Wednesday (01/06), training sessions were also held with municipalities to intensify relief actions in the state - Photo: MDR
The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Regional Development (MDR), authorized the transfer of more than R$ 1.3 million to the Pernambuco city of Camaragibe, which was affected by the heavy rains that hit the state and other regions of the northeast coast. The ordinance with the release of resources was published in this Thursday's edition (06/02) of the Official Gazette (DOU).
Federal resources will be used to purchase humanitarian assistance items, such as basic food baskets, mattresses, cleaning and personal hygiene kits, among others. This is the first transfer to Pernambuco since the beginning of the occurrences. The city of Paudalho has also sent a request for resources, which is being analyzed by the National Civil Defense.
In addition, on Wednesday (01/06), meetings were held to intensify relief actions in the state. In Recife, the national secretary of Civil Defense and Protection, Colonel Alexandre Lucas, met with representatives of the municipal civil defense early in the morning. “We carried out training in several municipalities and sent a team to Macaparana, where training was also carried out in neighboring cities for access to Federal Government resources”, highlighted the secretary.
According to data from the state civil defense, so far, 106 deaths have been recorded as a result of the disaster. In addition, 6,600 people were left homeless, especially in the Metropolitan Region of Recife and Mata Norte. In all, 51 cities were affected by heavy rains, and 28 have already had the emergency situation recognized by the Federal Government.
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On Wednesday (01/06), at the headquarters of the Civil Defense of Pernambuco, a support structure was also set up for municipalities to declare an emergency situation or a state of public calamity, based on the filling of information in the Integrated System. Information System (S2iD). In this way, the affected cities are able to access federal resources. The platform can be accessed at this link.
The Department of Highways (DER) also continues to monitor state and federal highways. Due to the record of flooding and landslides of barriers, some stretches had partial or total interdiction. The main occurrences occurred on BR-232, in the Metropolitan Region of Recife; in PE-040, PE-041, Vicinal Mussurepe and PE-095, in Mata Norte, and in PE-063 and PE-177, in Mata Sul.
The National Center for Risk and Disaster Management (Cenad) of the National Civil Defense is on high alert and advises residents of regions affected by the rains to sign up for the alert services, sending an SMS to the number 40199. In case of disaster, they will receive an online alert. Cenad also recommends keeping an eye on the Twitter of the National Civil Defense (@defesacivilbr) and the National Institute of Meteorology (@inmet_).
With information from the Ministry of Regional Development.
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Tags: Intense RainsEmergency AssistanceGovernment of BrazilNational Civil Defense


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