The expenses incurred in transportation will be borne by the recipient country, or by budget allocations from the Brazilian government or other collaborators.
The government’s original bill stipulated the amount would be valid only until the end of this year. In a vote on May 4, lawmakers decided to add a complement to the previous BRL 224 voucher.
Efforts mobilized federal security bodies such as the Federal Highway Police and the Federal Police, in addition to civil and military police from all 27 states.
Heavy wind gusts are expected this afternoon (May 19) and tomorrow morning (May 20). The Brazilian Navy issued an alert warning about expected high waves.