In the village of Jose Lucio de Freitas, a farmer in the state of Amazonas, Brazil, the field is now submerged in water. All the bananas that he was growing were destroyed by the flood waters of the Amazon River. It is worth mentioning that this is not the first time he has faced this situation.
Mr. Jose Lucio de Freitas said: “The floods are becoming more and more frequent. Last year I also lost my crops because of floods, this year too. When there are floods, we cannot do anything else.” .
Not only Mr. Jose, but most of the people here depend for their livelihood on agricultural activities such as growing crops and raising cattle. Along with floods and crop failures, commodity prices have also skyrocketed, placing an additional burden on people’s lives.
Jean Costa de Sousa, commander of the civil defense force, said: “The situation with the people in this area is very bad, they have lost almost their entire crop and are in urgent need of help. grant”.
Brazilian authorities estimate that up to 300,000 people have been affected by the Amazon River floods so far this year. More seriously, floods are leaving long-term consequences on local livelihoods and it will take a long time for people to overcome difficulties or find new sources of income.
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