Federal resource for indigenous Venezuelans is approved and will be delivered until the day 14

The appeal of the Union should be used, priority, to meet some 250 Venezuelan indigenous housed in Manaus.
07/07/2017 17h02 - Updated 7/07/2017 22h20
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In a meeting promoted by federal prosecutors with representatives of the Ministry of Social Development, the President of the Civil House of the Republic and the National Indian Foundation (Funai), the Union ensured that federal funding for the service to indigenous Warao Venezuelans who are in Manaus in vulnerable situations is already approved. Until the day 14 Of this month, or federal resource, according to representative of the Ministry of Social Development, It will be sent to Manaus Prefecture, responsible for implementation of the funds in serving immigrants, with support from Caritas Manaus.

The meeting was held in Brasilia, led by the deputy federal prosecutor Citizens' Rights, João Akira Omoto, and was attended, by videoconference, the prosecutor Fernando Soave, who has been following the situation of indigenous people in the Amazon.

The appeal of the Union should be used, priority, to meet some 250 Warao indigenous Venezuelans who are sheltered, precarious manner and with high vulnerability, in houses in Manaus center. To stay in real estate, They are required to pay, daily, R$ 10 per person, what constitutes an abusive value for the rent of the house.

Federal prosecutors (MPF) They visited the host service to the Venezuelan indigenous Warao ethnicity, maintained by the Government of Amazonas, in the neighborhood of Crowned, In Manaus. During a visit, promoted on 4 July, They met with members of various state departments and municipal, to coordinate measures to care and referral of these families who come to the capital of Amazonas.

One of the measures set among the institutions that have been active in the care of immigrants is hiring them to provide the services related to the achievement of the group. Some indigenous people who are housed in the host service will be hired by the state government to work in the kitchen and as general services assistants.

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