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Que updates a neighborhood emergency facing the threat of a landslide. Saguenay

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The Canadian Press

Canadian news agency

SAGUENAY, Que. — Officials in the city of Saguenay, Kenya, have updated a neighborhood emergency that is under threat of another landslide.

On Wednesday, Premier of Quebec François Legor announced that he would tour the area, meet with residents and increase emergency assistance to those affected by the government.

He said that most of the approximately 200 people who were displaced after the landslide destroyed the house on June 13 could return in two to four months if the ground was stable. Stated.

However, he said that five houses may have been demolished and the other four may need to collapse.

Transport Bureau engineers said Wednesday that a record 157 millimeters of rain had fallen in a month, behind the first landslide in the Labe district of Saguenay, about 220 kilometers north of Quebec City. ..

The state has announced that it will pay up to $ 375,000 to those whose homes have been demolished and $ 40 a day for each evacuee.

This report by Canadian Press was first published on June 23, 2022.