sábado, 7 de maio de 2016

Canada: Almost 90 1000 rescued by fires in Fort McMurray, Albertooga

Almost 90 1000 people have been rescued till this Friday morning, but the number could increase.

More than 1000 firefighters struggle against the fires plaguing the region and not expect rains until next Sunday.

The ediçõ of the CBC Edmonton, English-speaking public service of radio and television of Canada, explained this Thursday night (local time), that "the rains are the only hope of the people of Fort McMurray", citing local sources, since all the efforts undertaken so far by firefighters were not sufficient

The province of Alberta has some of the most important oil reserves on the planet, part of which is now threatened, in a situation described as unprecedented by the local authorities.

ACFN declares state of emergency as hamlets struggle | https://t.co/ZOFSXGxDni | #ymm #ymmfire pic.twitter.com/K3dJAmvzxw

The provincial government declared Wednesday a State of emergency in what is regarded as the greatest natural disaster in the history of Canada.

The alert on Thursday expanded to three other communities: Anzac, Gregoire Lake Estates and a reservation, the Fort McMurray First Nation.

"It's not just Fort McMurray, although this is, without doubt, the most attacked community. We ask all citizens of the province of Alberta to be extremely careful and do everything possible to avoid acc idents with fire, "said the head of the Government of Alberta, Rachel Notley.

The reconstruction of Fort McMurray is expected to cost 6000 million euros.

The high temperatures that are felt in Alberta, unusual for this time of year, the Canadian province in conditions of very high risk of fire.

‘It’s gone. It’s all gone’: Wildfire empties Fort McMurray as flames enter city | https://t.co/fX0ORszlGp | #ymm pic.twitter.com/PykmbKdi8U

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