The rains that hit the north coast of São Paulo between Saturday (18) and Sunday (19) left at least 36 dead, 1,730 homeless and 766 homeless until the afternoon of Monday (20). President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT) and state governor Tarcísio de Freitas (Republicans) met this Monday (20) in the city of São Sebastião, the most affected.
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In addition to the release of R$ 2 million by the federal government and R$ 7 million by the state, the region accumulates civil society initiatives for immediate assistance to people affected by landslides and roadblocks.
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Help for the victims
The Secretary of State for Health informs that 13 adults and five children who were victims of the rains are treated at the Regional Hospital of the North Coast. Of this total, five are in serious condition and 11 are stable and two have been discharged.
According to the government, 14 helicopters are available to transport troops to places of difficult access, as well as to remove victims and bodies. There are more than 500 people involved in the search, reconnaissance and assistance to the victims, including servants of the security and rescue forces of the government of São Paulo, the Armed Forces, the Federal Police, the municipal government of São Sebastião and volunteers.
In addition to them, 104 technicians from Sabesp continue to work on restoring the water supply systems on the North Coast and Baixada Santista. In São Sebastião and Ilhabela, 33 of the company’s tank trucks carry out emergency supply until the systems are fully regularized. Water production at Barra do Una (Cristina System) was partially resumed at 62 liters per second. Sabesp teams work to repair the water collection station in Maresias. In Caraguatatuba and Ubatuba, the supply systems are in the process of recovery.
Editing: Thalita Pires
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