The Techint Organization is delivering residence kits to the victims of the heavy storms that affected Nova Friburgo in the beginning of the year. These supplies were gathered as a result of the support of its employees
On January 12th, several family residences were destroyed by the heavy rain that affected Nova Friburgo (Rio de Janeiro) - The Techint Organization (OT) sent trucks with supplies in order to help with evacuation and the restoration of the affected areas.
Spite the help received, many families lost their homes an belongings, and they do not have resources to resume their lives normally. Worried about the well-being of the population nestled in the mountains, the Techint Organization prepared, in collaboration with its employees, 500 residence kits, -which included two beds, one table with four chairs and an oven, for the victims of Nova Friburgo.
The material, delivered on April 26th, was collected during the campaign "Vamos a Multiplicar (Let¿s Multiply), which was carried out by the Techint Organization together with the employees of its companies in Brazil: Techint Ingeniería y Construcción, TenarisConfab, Confab Equipamientos, Ternium and Exiros.
The Mayor of the city, Dermeval Neto, highlighted the intiative of the company: "You have collaborated in the fair measure, since too much medicine is poison and one short medicine is insufficient. Every social class was affected and Techint Organization was punctual, they arrived at the exact time with the right quantity", he says.
The Secretary of Assistance and Social Development, Carlos Maduro, reinforced the presence of the Techint Organization. "This support is very important and it came when mosto of the people were already gone. Those kits will be significant for the families that are still facing a delicate situation".