Repairing the damage to the Doce River Basin is a tremendous work. Many solutions were developed from scratch thanks to the mobilization of thousands of people, institutions, NGOs, universities and researchers from all over the world. Here, you have access to the updated results up to until August 2023 of the main fronts of actions carried out in the affected municipalities.
In the notebook The Repair So Far, you can read more about the entire journey and the stories of reparation.
R$ 8.1 billion is the estimated budget for 2023.
R$ 8.1 billion is the estimated budget for 2023
to around 431.2 thousand people (water damage, general damages - including the Simplified Indemnity System - and AFE) until August 2023read more
52%of contracts with local suppliers
R$ 376.1 million of ISS generated for the impacted municipalities. The total value of these contracts is R$ 1.60 billionread more
R$105.4million lent to businesses in Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo through the Desenvolve Rio Doce Fund until August 2023.
It contributed to the maintenance of more than 12.15 thousand jobs in both states.read more
The tailings are neither toxic nor harmful, and there are no limitations for cultivation.
Research that has monitored the soil directly affected by the tailings since 2015 has shown that there is no risk to planting on properties that have received remediation actions.read more
will be allocated to forest restoration initiatives, one of the largest in the country in a hydrographic basin.read more
More than 1.5 million pieces of data are generated annually by the largest watercourse monitoring system in Brazil
The water from the Doce River can be consumed by the population after undergoing conventional treatment, as well as being used for animal watering and irrigation, among other uses provided for in the framework legislation - class 2 of fresh water (Conama resolution 357).read more