Destination of the Donation
Donation From Brazil Supports Food Assistance To Poor Paraguayans In El Chaco
Public ceremony with the presence of the Charge de'Affaires of the Brazilian Embassy in Paraguay, Minister Rafael de Mello Vidal; the Paraguayan Minister of Agriculture, Rody Godoy; and the Paraguayan Minister of the National Secretary for Emergencies, Rafael Valdez. Resident Coordinator of the UN in Paraguay, Lorenzo Jiménez de Luis and the Country Director of WFP in Bolivia, from where the Emergency Operation in Paraguay is being managed, Paolo Mattei, also attended the ceremony. (Copyright: WFP/Ximena Loza).
ASUNCIÓN – The Federative Republic of Brazil made, through its Charge d’Affaires in Paraguay, Minister Rafael de Mello Vidal, a donation of US$120,000 to the UN World Food Programme (WFP) to keep providing humanitarian assistance in two departments of the Paraguayan Chaco, Boquerón and Presidente Hayes, affected by floods in 2012.