Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Madeira: Situation update from Government of Portugal

Source: Government of Portugal


The Regional Government will build a residential area for the dislodgments.

Dead people: 42


The same situation informed in the last report: 18 are still in the Hospital.

Missing People: 18


600 people, 193 families are reallocated in temporary shelters.

Water Supply:

In Funchal (Santo António) will be normalized tomorrow.

In Ponta do Sol (Rabaças) the situation will be restored soon.


Electricity is being established all over the Island, except in Meia Légua (Ribeira Brava) and some small area in Funchal.

The cleaning and restoration works are taking place involving around 2.000 people from the public and private sector, the army, securities and volunteers.

Public Services:

The Public Services are operating with minimum services.

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