Over 6,000 Brazilian Families Evicted During Pandemic

Amazonas accounted for 47 percent of cases, with 3,000 evictions. São Paulo also saw a significant number of families displaced from their homes: 1,681 evictions, equivalent to 26 percent of all cases.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Over 6,000 Brazilian families were evicted from their homes during the novel coronavirus pandemic. The mapping of data on evictions and displacements in the country was conducted by more than 40 organizations that form the Campanha Despejo Zero (Zero Eviction Campaign), launched in July this year, which calls for the suspension of such procedures during the pandemic. The survey was conducted between March 1st and August 31st.

"Governments - city halls, states and the judicial system - should not be, at this pandemic moment, displacing families from their homes, no matter where they live, because the worldwide . . .

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