Professionals should leave this Wednesday, the 8th, for Ankara, the capital of Turkey, in a KC-390 freighter belonging to the Brazilian Air Force.
The Brazilian government informed this Wednesday, 8th, that it is sending a humanitarian mission to help in the search and rescue of victims of the earthquake that shook the Turkey and the Syria on Monday, the 6th, and has already killed more than 11,700 people. The humanitarian mission will be composed of 22 rescuers and doctors from the Fire Department of São Paulo and another 20 from the Civil Defenses of Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo and four dogs specialized in the search for survivors – one of the animals participated in the rescue of victims of the city disaster of Brumadinho, in Minas Gerais, which left almost 270 dead in 2019. The humanitarian mission ordered by the president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (PT) also provides for the transport of five tons of equipment to search for people and help for the victims. The professionals should leave this Wednesday for Ankara, the capital of Turkey, in a KC-390 freighter belonging to the Brazilian Air Force. The sending of aid was planned by the Brazilian Cooperation Agency, an agency of the Itamaraty, in partnership with the ministries of Integration and Regional Development, Defense and Health. Emergency services in Turkey and Syria are carrying out the rescue work with the help of approximately 2,700 specialists from 65 countries who have already arrived or are on their way to the most affected areas.
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