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Petropolis: The United States has sent nearly 520,000 Brazilian reals to help the affected families

Petropolis: The United States has sent nearly 520,000 Brazilian reals to help the affected families

Petropolis

So far, 137 people are missing after heavy rain in Petropolis

Announcement issued by the Agency for International Development
© Fernando Frazao / Agência BrasilAnnouncement issued by the Agency for International Development

The US Government Agency for International Development (USAID) will help families Petropolisat mountainous region in rioIt was affected by the storm that blew last Tuesday and is still witnessing a state of instability in the weather, with the return of several moments of rain to the city. Today, a donation of R$520,000 was announced for urgent assistance (19).

According to the person in charge US Embassy and Commercial Consulate In Brazil, Douglas Conniff, support is one of the hallmarks of the country’s partnership with Brazil. “It is our desire to support each other in difficult times. It is heartbreaking for all of us to see this tragedy take over the city of Petropolis. We extend our condolences and solidarity with the families of the victims and the homeless,” he said.

according to I movedThe resources will be used to distribute hygiene, cleaning and food security supplies to the homeless. The responsibility for managing the funds rests with the Adventist Agency for Development and Relief (Adra).

Reconstruction

USAID Joins Efforts to Help Recover Damage to Families in Serrana Rio de Janeiro; “We are there to help them rebuild their lives,” said the agency’s director in Brazil, Ted Gere. According to the US Embassy in Brazil, the US government “has a historic cooperative relationship with the state of Rio de Janeiro”. As an example, he cited the memorandum of understanding signed on December 14, 2021 between the country and the US embassy and consulates to expand mutual cooperation in various economic and social fields.

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