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San Francisco mayor declares neighborhood state of emergency amid overdose deaths

20 de dezembro de 20211min53
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The mayor of San Francisco has declared a state of emergency in the Tenderloin district, an area with high levels of homelessness and devastating numbers of drug overdoses, in an effort to crack down on crime and reduce overdose deaths.

“We are in a crisis and we need to respond accordingly,” said London Breed at a news conference on Friday. The plan will aggressively address issues on what she called the “nasty streets” in her city, including bolstering the budget for policing.

Leia mais em https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/dec/17/san-francisco-state-of-emergency-drug-overdose-deaths


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