Chief Tapi Yawalapiti
The Xingu Territory and its people are threatened by illegal fishing, hunting, logging, fires and agro-chemicals used in neighboring farms.
Satellite image from Planet.com showing deforested areas around the Xingu region
AFV assists the indigenous communities in their efforts to protect the forest and focuses on re-equipping existing surveillance posts.
AFV also regularly assists local communities through the provision of firefighter equipment and seeks to provide training to improve response time to uncontrolled wild-fires.
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