Amazonas State Government hires firefighters to combat wildfires

The Amazonas State Government has allocated R$1.1 million to pay for the work of 153 firefighters in nine municipalities, to reinforce the fight against fires in the interior of Amazonas. The project is a cooperation between the State Secretariat for the Environment and the Sustainable Amazon Foundation (FAS), with financial support from Rewild for the […]

More than 400 state agents work to combat fires in Amazonas

There are more than 400 state agents, including firefighters, civil and military police officers, agents from the National Center for Preventing and Combating Forest Fires (Prevfogo), the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Natural Resources (Ibama), inspectors from the Amazonas Environmental Protection Institute (Ipaam), men from the National Force, as well as firefighters hired by […]

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