MIL OSI-C. Region: Latin/Latin America
Source: the Republic-of-Brazil-2
Brasilia, 13/09/2019 The expert from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), will be held next Saturday (the 14th), the city of Chapada dos Guimarães, and to the Indigenous Park of the Xingu, in Mato Grosso, brazil. They’re going to be working in partnership with the staff of the Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos recursos naturais Renováveis (IBAMA) and Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade (ICMBio), for the purpose of investigating the cause and origin of fires. “It’s a type of research that is very specific to find out if a fire started in any unlawful manner or if it was just a burning is promoted by the farmers. The partnership between USAID and the government of Brazil, started in 1998, with the aim of improving the process of fighting the fire, and to prevent the risks,” said the director of the USAID Ted Gehr.
The Minister of Defence, mr Fernando Azevedo, pointed out that the Operation of the Green Brazil, that is a Guarantee of Law and Order in the environment (GLOA) will be able to reach, which is going very well. “First of all, it was a very quick response from the government of Jair, jair bolsonaro, in relation to the possible sources of the fire. We have been using for 7 thousand, 2-thousand firefighters from fighting the fire. We have over 200 surtidas of the aircraft to be launched from the water,” he said, and the person responsible for the folder.In addition to this, the prime Minister stressed the importance of the Armed Forces and rendered the Amazon. “One does not discuss in any way the sovereignty of brazil in relation to the our Amazon. The other South American countries also have them. The Armed Forces have always been present in the Amazon region of brazil. In a little more than 10 years, we’ve gone from a 20-thousand troops to as much as 43 thousand military personnel in the region. There were the death Squads in the Border and in the Center-of-Statement-of-War in the Jungle, he said.The director of the USAID Ted Gehr pointed out that forest fires are not a problem exclusively in Brazil. He made a comparison to the one that is so often the case in North America. In the United States, especially in the West, where we have a lot of forests, and the same thing happens. There are fires caused by the farmers, and also the burning of illegal origin”.Help estrangeiraNa on Wednesday (the 11th), a group of 11 fire fighters and military of Israel, and that I was in the Amazon Region, supporting the work of Operation Green, of Brazil, said good-bye in Brazil. The israelis had arrived on the 04th of September and were based upon the 17th Infantry Brigade of the Jungle, Porto Velho (RO). The state of the North of the country, the military, foreign nationals working in the searches carried out in partnership with the firefighters brazil’s IBAMA, ICMBIO, and the Fire department of the area and the team for the supervision and safety of the Environmental Military Police and the Brazilian Army.On the other hand, the men provide the four civilian aircrafts, model, Air Tractor 802, in order to combat the outbreaks of fire in the region of the Serra do Cachimbo in the state of Pará. The model is used exclusively for fire-fighting, with the ability to dump up to, and 3 liters of water and 4 million pounds of cargo.Operation Green BrasilNesta on Friday (the 13th), with the Operation Green-Brazil-the complete 21-day period. About 7 thousand men’s and women’s work in the fight against the flames, and in the event of the illegal environment in the states of the Region to the North, and on the part of the states of Maranhão and Mato Grosso, brazil, in the area of so-called Legal Amazon region. They come on a mission of 189 vehicles, with 58 vessels and 18 aircraft, including four of the chilean model Air Tractor 802. Up until now, have been addressed, some 500 outbreaks of fire, both the ground and through the air.The military also seized more than 12 million cubic meters of timber, lavraram 94 under breach of contract, representing a R$ 22 million in fines, seized trucks, tractors, trailers, motorcycles, chainsaws, and boats that are used in illegal logging or the equipment used on the goldfields underground. They have also blocked four logging operations are illegal within the Alto Turiaçu indigenous reserve, and destroyed them in 10 camps, and the eight bridge-street. At that time, she also left the people suspicious, inspected the six aircraft, an aerodrome, and 367 vehicles. “It was a very quick response, which did not allow the situation to agravasse and made sure we were in control of the situation in relation to the potential for fires in the Legal Amazon region”, said the Minister of Defence.By Captain-Lieutenant in The CostaFotos: divulgaçãoAssessoria for Social Communication (Ascom), Ministry of Defence, (61) 3312-4071
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