Rio de Janeiro state contingency plan for heavy rains - summer 2021/2022
Disasters in the State of Rio de Janeiro have occurred with frequency and intensity and accompany the disorderly expansion of urban areas due to global climate change. The government of the State of Rio de Janeiro, through the Secretary of State for Civil Defense, concerned with this increase in adverse events, implemented several public policies aimed at reducing the risk of disasters in the summer period. This is when there is the greatest increase in occurrences.
Rio de Janeiro State developed a Contingency Plan for heavy rains in the summer period 2021-2022. This contingency plan aims to guide complementary actions in support of local governments that have their response capacity partially or substantially compromised. The plan guides preparedness and response actions in the event of a disaster caused by heavy rains. These rains cause multiple disasters with geological and hydrological consequences (landslides, floods, flash floods).
Speakers: Alexander Anthony Barrera and Fabio Andrade dos Santos
State Early Warning and Monitoring Center of Natural Disaster - Secretary of State for Civil Defence (CEMADEN) Rio de Janeiro
BNDCC 1-Ground Floor