11 more Brazilian cities hit by emergency due to extreme weather

The state of emergency or public disaster recognized by the National Civil Defense allows municipalities to request funds from the Ministry of Regional Development (MDR) to support the affected population.

In 11 more Brazilian cities affected by natural disasters, the National Civil Defense has recognized the emergency. The decree containing the measure will be published in the Official Gazette of the Union (DOU) on Thursday (21).

Of these, seven municipalities were affected by heavy rains: Paulo Jacinto in Alagoas, Ribeira do Pombal in Bahia, Ielmo Marinho in Rio Grande do Norte, Xexéu and Itaíba in Pernambuco, and Santa Rosa de Lima and Santa Rosa do Sul in Santa Catarina.

In Amazonas, the city of Anori was hit by floods, while Muquém do São Francisco in Bahia . . .

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