Brazil’s Alagoas state has 50 municipalities in emergency because of rains

According to a balance sheet released by the Civil Defense, 40,000 displaced and homeless people are being taken to schools, gymnasiums, and public buildings.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The state of Alagoas recognized the emergency situation in 15 more municipalities due to the rains in the region.

With the measure, the state has about 50 cities in abnormal condition since May, when there was an increase in the damage caused by floods and the number of homeless people.

The decree published on July 2 declares the emergency for 180 days in the municipalities of Atalaia, Branquinha, Cacimbinhas, Cajueiro, Capela . . .

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