The heavy rains that hit the coast of the Northeast region this week left people dead, homeless and homeless.
According to the Ministry of Regional Development, R$ 2.5 million will be released in assistance to areas affected by the rains. At this first moment, the resources will be allocated to the two most impacted municipalities: Rio Largo and São Miguel dos Campos, in Alagoas.
On Friday (27), the Minister of Regional Development flew over the affected municipalities in Alagoas. Federal recognition of the emergency situation of 13 municipalities was published: Feliz Deserto, São Miguel dos Campos, Traipu, Maceió, Barra de São Miguel, Boca da Mata, Coité do Nóia, Coruripe, Roteiro, Rio Largo, Penedo, Santa Luzia do North and Marshal Deodoro.
According to the ministry, the team will remain on site assisting in the preparation of work plans. Further releases of resources are planned for the next few days.
The Civil Defense of Pernambuco said, this Saturday (28), that at least 33 people died due to the rains in the Recife Metropolitan Region. In the last 24 hours alone, there were 28 deaths.
The Armed Forces have been activated and are on their way to provide support to the municipalities, according to the ministry. The folder informed count on about R$ 1 billion for relief actions assistance and restoration of essential services that may have been interrupted, resulting from two provisional measures signed by the President of the Republic, Jair Bolsonaro (PL).
According to the ministry, the funds can also be used to rebuild public infrastructure and houses that may have been destroyed due to the rains after the drought.
With information from Pedro Zanatta, Giulia Alecrim, Evelyne Lorenzetti and Léo Lopes, from CNN.
Source: CNN Brasil