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Vale negotiating families' compensation for dam disaster

Bnamericas Published: Tuesday, April 09, 2019

By Vale.

Vale and the Public Defender's Office of the State of Minas Gerais signed an agreement that allows the people affected by the Brumadinho Dam breach to choose between individual or family-based agreements for compensation for moral and property damages.

Those willing to formalize agreements for compensation for moral or property damages may contact the Public Defender's Office of the State of Minas Gerais in Brumadinho. The institution provides comprehensive and free-of-charge legal assistance to all citizens, with emphasis on ensuring access to justice and promoting peaceful resolutions of social conflicts, and it is paramount to the establishment of rights.

The head office of the Public Defender's Office is located at Rua Oligisto, 197, Bairro Ipiranga, Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Opening hours are from 10:00 to 12:00 and from 13:00 to 17:00, Monday to Friday.

Media Relations Office

Phone 55 21 3485-3621

www.vale.com/newsroom

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