The Embassy of Brazil in Cotonou, capital of the Republic of Benin, responsible for relations with the Republic of Niger, maintains constant contact with the Brazilian community in the country, made up of missionaries and their families, totaling 33 people. No Brazilian national has been injured in the clashes in recent days. The situation in Niamey, Niger's capital, seems to be calmer since Monday, the 19th.
As for the Brazilian community workplaces hit by the demonstrations in Niamey, two evangelical temples administered by the American NGO World Horizon, two temples administered by Viva Presbyterian Church of Volta Redonda and the Casa Guerreiro de Deus mission were destroyed.
The Embassy of Brazil in Cotonou has maintained permanent contact with and has expressed its concern to the Government of Niger about the safety of the Brazilian community. The Consular Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been in close contact with the Brazilian Embassy in Cotonou in order to monitor the situation and finalize a contingency plan to be implemented, if necessary.