MIL OSI-C. Region: Latin/Latin America
Source: the Republic-of-Brazil-2
Brasilia, 17/09/2019 – On the 25th day of the Operation, the Green Brazil, there are 30 advanced bases scattered across the nine states of the Legal Amazon region (Acre, Amapá, Pará, Amazonas, Rondônia, Roraima, Mato Grosso, Tocantins and Maranhão).
The Command Set that the North has set a 10-basis of the advanced. They are distributed as follows: in the state of Tocantins, in Pará state, two in the state of Maranhão, and two in the northern brazilian state of Amapá. Already, the Command is Set in the Amazon, installed bases, covering 20 key areas. There are seven in the state of Roraima, and of eight members, three from the state of Rondônia, and the two in front of you.Currently, over 7 thousand military men of the Armed Forces to serve in the fight against fires. They are being used for about 150 cars, of the 71 ships and 15 aircraft. The Operation is carried out by members of the Armed Forces, in coordination with the agencies of environmental control, and safety of the public, to fight against the fires and the suppression of deforestation and mining to be illegal.From the very beginning of the action, on the 24th of August, in the military, served more than 650 outbreaks of fire, they seized about 17 billion cubic meters), wood-lavraram 105 under breach of contract, which represented R$ 27.1 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.Support internacionalPeritos of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), arrived in Brazil on Thursday (12), and has been sent to the Mato Grosso in order to investigate the origin of fires. The work will take place 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).Three of the experts, the americans are to be found in the city of Chapada dos Guimarães, accompanied by the officers of the ICMBio. The other three american experts have been sent to the Xingu Indigenous Park (MT), where they are monitored by IBAMA agents.Chile supports the country’s four civil aircraft, a model Air Tractor 802. These aircraft operate in a combat 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.
A team of 11 fire fighters and military of Israel, he supported the actions of the Operation, the Green Brazil, in the state of Rondônia, brazil. The foreign military executed patrol, in conjunction with the firefighters brazil’s IBAMA, ICMBIO, and the MBC/RO -, and with the team for the supervision and safety of the Environmental Military Police and the Brazilian Army. They contain pockets of fire in an area of approximately 1100 km2 in area.By Captain-Lieutenant in The CostaFotos: Non-Operation, the Green BrasilAssessoria for Social Communication (Ascom), Ministry of Defesa61 3312-4071
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