Landslide hits homes, leaving residents homeless in Niterói | focus

The houses of not less than three households have been demolished after a landslide at Morro da Igrejinha in Largo da Batalha within the Pendotiba area of Niterói early Friday (6).

In line with native residents, about 15 properties have been hit by particles. The municipal civil protection confirmed no accidents. Video taken by a witness exhibits a wreck shrouded in mud. There are numerous homeless folks.

One of many dilapidated homes belongs to the couple Valdinete da Silva (48) and Ilson Cardoso (53), who lived within the village with their three babies and happily weren’t affected.

“My home collapsed, I’ve misplaced every little thing, I am homeless and I am out on the road within the rain […] I misplaced my house people. Take a look at that, how absurd. I misplaced my home, I misplaced my issues, I misplaced every little thing. What am I doing with my life, people? For the love of God! The place is my home?” Valdinete wailed.

Anybody who might help the victims can contact us at: 21 97960-6288 // 21 97003-6495 or 21 99039-1583

Niterói Civil Protection mentioned it had all its personnel on the road and was appearing on about 21 incidents throughout the town. The Civil Protection and Social Help Secretariat groups transfer to Morro da Igrejinha as assured by the City Corridor.

Neighbor Wilian Pereira, 31, added that there are a number of homeless folks alongside Estrada Normal Castro Guimarães. And he requested the Niterói Metropolis Corridor for assist.

“I’m your neighbor, I present assist. There are numerous homeless households ready for the civil protection to reach. They’ve been residing right here for 20 years and abruptly they see every little thing disappear. Their request is that the city corridor come to assist them afford as a result of they’ve nowhere to go,” he mentioned.

The street tends to flood when it rains. | Photograph: Lucas Alvarenga

Residents within the space round Rua Leonor da Glória, nonetheless in Largo da Batalha, report that the primary street must be closed throughout a storm.

Nursing technician Edilza Diniz Oliveira, 66, says the road has been fully flooded since Thursday (5). She calls the place a pool. “About three folks have already moved out right here, together with my cousin, as a result of every little thing was flooded, they could not take it and left,” he mentioned.

In line with them, there’s a lack of upkeep by the Niterói Metropolis Corridor to enhance the scenario. “There are residents who should put bricks in entrance of the door when it rains. Collect residents to scrub desserts. They do mutirão and purify. In any case, the city corridor is the residents who keep and clear there”.

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The city has been beneath surveillance since Wednesday afternoon (4) as a chilly entrance approached that has introduced heavy rain to the neighborhood for the previous three days.

Inside 24 hours, it rained about 75% of the forecast for the whole month, in line with Civil Protection. The areas of Itaipu, Maceió, Santa Bárbara and Morro do Bumba recorded the best cumulative rainfall.

To this point, no siren has needed to be triggered and there have been no studies of accidents, in line with the city corridor. In an emergency, the general public ought to name 199 or 2620-0199.

Round 1,200 Metropolis Corridor officers, together with Civil Safety, the Niterói Cleansing Firm (Clin), the Departments of Conservation and Public Companies, and Social Help, Nittrans and the Regional Administration of the Oceanic Area, have been engaged on the streets of Niterói since daybreak.

NitTrans operators are on the roads with a rise in employees, guiding drivers. Groups from the Ministry of Nature Conservation and Public Companies (Seconser) and the cleansing firm of Niterói (Clin) have been working in rescue companies since final evening to clear bushes, drains, passage bins and roads.

Vac All Vehicles – suction units with excessive suction energy – additionally drive via elements of the town. The automobile is used at flood websites to hurry up the circulate of water. In the mean time this work is concentrated on Charitas.

The civil protection asks the inhabitants to comply with the communication channels of the Niterói Metropolis Corridor. The municipality has a 24 hour climate monitoring service with detailed climate forecast data and alerts despatched through the DCNIT Alert software, SMS (40199) and WhatsApp teams. THE Twitter it’s up to date with rain bulletins.


Mild rain cores are operational within the metropolis of Niterói right now, in line with the Niterói Civil Protection Monitoring and Operations Middle. The forecast for gentle to reasonable rain stays all through Friday (6).


The Civil Protection of Niterói signifies that within the occasion of the extent of consideration, alert or most alert, the inhabitants ought to keep away from passage in flooded areas and close to streams, canals and rivers topic to flooding. Apart from that:

– Residents of high-risk areas must be alert for indicators of landslide hazards and be ready to maneuver to protected areas.

– Individuals staying in protected locations should keep in these locations till the heavy rain warning ends.

– Keep away from staying close to bushes, energy distribution grids, awnings, fences or outside throughout sturdy winds and/or rain with electrical discharges.

Sao Goncalo

São Gonçalo also suffered from flooding this Friday (6)

São Gonçalo additionally suffered from flooding this Friday (6) | Photograph: Lucas Alvarenga

The scenario was no totally different within the metropolis of São Gonçalo. In line with hairstylist Rayani Cândido, 30, the scenario within the Maria Rita neighborhood is nothing new. For greater than twelve years she has seen how when it rains the place the place she lives fills with water, and through floods it’s virtually unimaginable to depart the home.

“I dwell in a village close to right here the place the water is waist deep, it at all times fills up. There is a ditch there, and if it overflows, it will flood every little thing. If I do not get via, I will not get to work,” he mentioned.

In line with the native resident, the town normally cleans the moat. In actual fact, the final one was on Tuesday (3). However regardless of her efforts, she sees no enchancment. The scenario is analogous in Travessa Mendonça, in the identical district.

The Metropolis Corridor of São Gonçalo mentioned that no sirens needed to be activated till the top of the afternoon of this Friday as a result of the set limits for the activation of the gear weren’t reached. In line with the federal government, brokers are working with the fireplace service and checking probably the most weak areas locally, and civil protection continues to observe radars and rain gauges and has an emergency companies crew working 24 hours a day.

In line with the São Gonçalo Metropolis Corridor, landslides have been recorded this Friday within the Rio do Ouro district, a wall falling in Mutondo and Porto da Madama, a rockfall in Engenho Pequeno and a fall on an embankment in Tribobó. There have been additionally data of flooding within the Jardim Catarina neighborhood. All occurrences with out losses.

A part of a home on Rua Antônio Pedro within the Porto da Madama neighborhood additionally collapsed. There have been no residents in the home on the time of the accident. The location was cordoned off and Enel was referred to as in to restore the broken wiring. The Division of Conservation was referred to as to take away particles. The Secretary of State for Civil Safety despatched the residents for help via the Secretariat for Social Welfare.


Maricá entered the eye section this Friday (6) at 8:15 am because of the quantity of rain recorded within the final 24 hours and the forecast of additional precipitation within the subsequent few hours.

Civil safety groups have been referred to as to 10 incidents between daybreak and this Friday morning, together with flooding, falling bushes and collapsing partitions within the neighborhoods of São José de Imbassaí, Vale da Figueira, Caxito, Inoã, Araçatiba, Itaipuaçu, Itapeba and Black Lace.

Brokers have been additionally referred to as to a landslide at an already banned and abandoned house constructing in Araçatiba. Groups from the Municipal Companies of Obras de Maricá (Somar) and Civil Safety are within the streets to reply calls from the neighborhood and up to now there have been no studies of injured, homeless or displaced folks.

The very best cumulative rainfall within the final 24 hours was in Itaipuaçu (71.98 mm), Itapeba (69.26 mm) and Ponta Negra (63.91 mm). Civil Protection might be activated by calling 199, 2637-1999 or WhatsApp (21) 97000-5782.

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