Materiales Needed for Affected Communities:
FOOD: RICE, NOODLES, OIL, SALT, SOAP
TOOLS TO SUFFOCATE FIRE: SHOVEL, MACHETES, FUMIGANT BACKPACKS, LEATHER GLOVES, PROTECTIVE HELMETS, ANKLE BOOTS
ECONOMIC RESOURCES TO SUPPORT COMMUNITIES FOR THE SOCIALIZATION OF INFORMATION AND PREVENTIVE ACTIVITIES FOR INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES DUE TO THE CONSEQUENCES OF DISASTERS.
At the national level, 1.8 million hectares have been burned throughout Bolivia. According to the evaluation carried out by the Friends of Nature Foundation, based on satellite images (Sentinel-2, MODIS, and VIRSS), an area of 1.8 million hectares of burned hectares has been quantified throughout Bolivia, according to the analysis. Most of this area is concentrated in the Department of Santa Cruz, with more than one million hectares burned (1,095,672), followed by Beni, with 640,000 ha.
In Santa Cruz, the municipalities with the largest area burned to date are Charagua (239,073 ha), San Matias (200,295 ha), San Ignacio de Velasco (143,498 ha), San Rafael (102,758 ha), Puerto Suarez (97,910 ha), San Jose de Chiquitos (97,711 ha), Robore (82,358 ha) and Carmen Rivero Torrez (67,204 ha).
Fires have also spread in national and subnational protected areas, such as Otuquis (135,392 ha), San Matias (124,749 ha) and Tucabaca (24,780 ha). The largest burned area has been detected within the newly created protected area Nembi Guasu (187,787 ha), in the municipality of Charagua.
At a national level in Bolivia, generally there is a decrease in fire risk levels. However, the forecast indicates a probability of increased fire risk levels for the next few days, mainly in the Chiquitania region, favored by weather conditions.
LIST OF INDIGENOUS TERRITORIES AFFECTED IN THE INDIGENOUS CHIQUITAN COMMUNITIES AND AYOREOS OF THE MUNICIPALITIES OF THE CHIQUITANIA
Peniel, El Portón, Chochis, Motacusito, Urucú (Ayoreo), Gavetita, San Rafael, Santiagoma. Aguas Calientes, San Lorenzo Nuevo, San Lorenzo Viejo, Naranjos, Santiago de Chiquitos, Santa Rosa de Tucuba, Quitunuquiña, Royororoba, Florida, Porvenir, Piso firme, Cachuela, Bella Vista, San Lorenzo, Valle de Tucabaca, San Luis, Santiago, Gavetas, Las Petas, Tornito, Limones, Natividad del Bahía, Villazon, San Miguelito, Candelaria, San Silvestre, 15 de agosto, San Salvador, Chalera Guarne, Ipias, San Ceferino, Dolores, Cruz del Norte, El Tuna, Cañon Verde, Valle Escol, San Lorenzo, Santa Isabel, San Josecito, San Josema, San Fermín, Mucha Miel, San Pablo, Santa Rosita, Villa Fátima, San Francisco, Miraflores, Santa Teresita de Surutu, San Nicolas la colorada
Tomas Candia – President CIDOB
This organization coordinates the following nine national Amazonian indigenous organizations:
Asociación Interétnica de Desarrollo de la Selva Peruana (AIDESEP)
Amerindian People's Association of Guyana (APA)
Confederación de Pueblos Indígenas de Bolivia (CIDOB)
Coordenação das Organizações Indígenas da Amazônia Brasileira (COIAB)
Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of the Ecuadorian Amazonia (CONFENIAE)
Regional Organization of Indigenous Towns of the Amazon (ORPIA)
Federation des Organisations Amerindiennes de Guyane (FOAG)
Organization Van Inheemsen in Suriname (OIS)
Organization of the Indigenous Towns of the Colombian Amazonia
The objectives of the COICA organization are to promote and develop mechanisms that encourage the interaction of Indigenous peoples with the member organizations of COICA, to defend the self-determination of Indigenous peoples, to respect the human rights of its members, to coordinate the actions of its members on an international level, to fortify and cultivate mutual collaboration between all Indigenous peoples of the region, and to promote the cultural vindication of its members. Some of the initiatives that COICA has been able to accomplish include allowing indigenous peoples to be educated in their native languages and the foundation of an Amazon Indigenous University. Accomplishments such as these have encouraged the revitalization of traditional cultures. In 1993, COICA's headquarters was permanently relocated to Quito, Ecuador. Here the organization has received legal recognition by the Ecuadorian state.