Storms that have hit the state since the beginning of the week have killed at least 56 people.
Government of Pernambuco recorded 12 landslide points
The impact of the storms that hit Pernambuco since the beginning of the week, nine municipalities declared a state of emergency. They are: Recife, Olinda, Jaboatão dos Guararapes, São José da Coroa Grande, Moreno, Nazaré da Mata, Macaparana, Cabo de Santo Agostinho and São Vicente Ferrer. According to the latest government update Paulo Camera (PSB), released around 3 pm, 56 people died and another 56 are missing. There is also a record of 3,957 homeless people, especially in the municipalities of the Metropolitan Region and in Mata Norte. Also according to the state management, 12 slip points were recorded. In these places, rescue teams work with the help of sniffer dogs and rescue equipment.
This Sunday morning, at a press conference at the Recife Air Base, the Minister of Regional Development, Daniel Ferreira, said that the federal government will recognize the emergency situation to release emergency resources, which may still occur this Sunday, 29, in extra edition of Official Diary of the Union (DOU). On Twitter, the president Jair Bolsonaro (PL) stated that he will go to Recife this Monday, 30th, to “find out the tragedy”. A delegation from the federal government, made up of ministers Daniel Ferreira (Regional Development), Carlos Brito (Tourism), Marcelo Queiroga (Health) and Ronaldo Bento (Citizenship), flew over the state this Sunday.