Alstom Foundation donates funds to help flood victims in Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil

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  • Resources will be allocated to Movimento União BR, an NGO that works to provide direct solutions to families affected by the state’s emergency

May 16, 2024 – Alstom, the global leader in smart, sustainable mobility, announced today that the Alstom Foundation is making a donation to support the thousands of inhabitants of the Rio Grande do Sul state (Brazil) who are being affected by the severe floods in the region since April 27th.

The Alstom Foundation is providing funds to the Movimento União BR, a non-partisan organization that brings together more than 4,000 volunteers in Brazil and around the world.. The organization is receiving resources to purchase essential supplies such as food, water, blankets, hygiene and cleaning kits, and clothing to help flood victims.

"The recent climate events in Rio Grande do Sul are having devastating consequences for many Brazilian families. At Alstom, we have an ongoing commitment to supporting the communities in which we operate. We are deeply moved by the situation and proud to be able to contribute resources that will directly assist those who have suffered significant losses," says Ana Caiasso, Alstom’s Director of Communication and Corporate Social Responsibility for Latin America.

Learn more about the Alstom Foundation here

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