By the beginning of the night, 11 people were saved to life from the ruins. At least four more were missing at the fire department, and searches will be held throughout the night.
For night work, the generator is installed in the community to help brighten the area. Several firefighters crew worked on the scene with the help of a volunteer.
One of the most recently confirmed deaths was an 11-month-old child. The number of missing remains has not been confirmed by the fire department, but the corporation works with the possibility of finding more victims still living in ruins.
Slip in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, leaves 10 dead and wounded
We always work with that ability [de encontrar sobreviventes], We are very careful to work on a rescue, practically done, with the ability to find people with life
– Colonel Roberto Robadey, Commander of the State Fire and the Civil Defense Corps
The officer said that after the tragedy, 25 properties were interrupted in the community in a preventive manner. Robadey said there was no rain forecast for the next few hours, which could further increase the risk of further landslides.
What we know so far
- 9 inhabited houses and pizzeria hit a landslide
- According to firefighters, rock rolls and hits the building
- 11 people saved me alive. There is a baby among them
- 10 people died. Among them are three children and two older women
- Residents say there are still at least four missing persons
- Firefighters are called at 4h13
Residents of the Boa Esperanca community monitor rescue of sliding victims in Niterohi – Photo: TV Globo
- "It was not a safe region," says Niterói accident risk management expert
Mayor Niterói, Rodrigo Neves (PDT), said the site was not considered to be a high geological risk, and that the tragedy was caused by a "small mass of slopes".
"This phenomenon today was not a landslide. Actually, what happened was mass shooting from a point where the tragedy unfortunately came."
Art shows a local place where it was located in Niterói – Picture: Roberta Jaworski / G1
Secretary of Civil Defense, Commander Roberto Robadey, confirms that the city has been in the rainstorm scene of recent days.
"There has been plenty of rain in the last two days, and Niterói was alert and alert to the area, and communities were warned of this situation, with the recommendation to look for safe places," he told GloboNews.see the video interview below).
According to the president of the Morro da Boa Esperança, Claudio dos Santosa, some property was forbidden, but the Mayor denied this information.
Firefighters are working to rescue sliding victims on Niterói hill
Wilson Witze, who was elected Governor, said he regretted what had happened. He reported that in the afternoon he was in the community of Boa Esperança to show solidarity with relatives and friends of the victims and to follow the rescue work by the fire department. He also said that he had collected study data during a transitional government period.
Early in the morning a working group was set up to rescue tragedy victims. Approximately 200 Niterói Civil Protection Specialists, Secretary of Labor, Conservation, Social Assistance, Health Care, and Cleaners work in an integrated way with firefighters' teams and state civilian defense in the relief of victims. NitTrans and the municipal guard agents coordinate traffic to access the region.
The basic base was established at the Francisco Portugal Neves Municipal School in Piratining to receive homeless people. The Municipal Department of Social Assistance and Human Rights reported that it provides food in the premises as well as donating basic food baskets for families who want to stay with family and friends.
"Everyone knew this would happen"
Among the dead are a baby, two ladies over 60, a 37-year-old man and a middle-aged woman, toward the fire department. The age and gender of the 11 rescued have not yet been published by the corporation.
According to the State Hospital Azevedo Lima, there are 6 hospitalized victims of the jigsaw puzzle. There are two children (2 and 3 years old), one of whom is in serious condition and the others are between 20 and 30 years old.
Resident Rosemary Caetano da Silva, injured in a landslide, says her 8-month-old grandson is in ruins.
"My 8-month-old grandma was buried there, I could get a nurse at the hospital and children in the hospital." Everything that's going on there, everyone knew that would happen. I would take action, "Rosemary said.
The rescued rescuer says the 8-month-old nurse is missing after slipping into Niterói
8 years, Morro do Bumba
On April 7, 2010, the city of Niterói also suffered a tragedy marking the entire state of Rio de Janeiro. Forty-eight people were killed in a landslide that buried hundreds of houses in Morro do Bumbi, a community in the neighborhood of Viçoso Jardim.
The main reason for the disaster was the construction of houses on unstable soil, where in the past was a landfill. According to the newspaper office of the City Hall of the Niterói, this is the first time from the Morro do Bumbe case.
"Since 2013, the city of Niterói has invested more than $ 150 million in closed works on the 50 slopes of the city," says City City Communications.
Who can help snooping victims in Morro da Boa Esperança see here how they are doing. Among the products that may be needed are personal care products, underwear, disposable and cleaning agents. See more images in the warehouse at Niterói
Klizeci leaves dead at Morro da Esperança, in Niterói – Photo: Reproduction / TV Globo
Niterói landfill leaves dead – Photo: Reproduction / TV Globo
The house collapsed at Morro da Esperança, Niterói – Photo: Reproduction / TV Globo
Agents and residents help rescue Morro da Esperança – Photo: Reproduction / TV Globo
Litter in Niterói – Photo: Personal archive
Survivor saved from the collapse of Morro da Esperança – Photo: Reproduction / TV Globo