KPP hosted a pair of American Fellows – POA from April through June 2008. This was part of an Inter-partnership support of the Georgia – Pernambuco (Brazil) Partnership. The fellowships were coordinated by Lorraine Richards of the KPP Emergency Preparedness Committee.
Kansas Paraguay Partners-Pernambuco, Brazil Program
Inter-Partnership Support Georgia – Pernambuco Partners
Post Script . . . <ul><li>At the request of Moacir Porfiro, </li></ul><ul><li>the Wichita Fire department donated surplus </li></ul><ul><li>training manuals and reference books to the Pernambuco fire brigade. </li></ul>
400 pounds of books were shipped with the assistance of the US embassy to Recife, the capital of Pernambuco, Brazil. The books will be distributed to create reference libraries at multiple locations in the State of Pernambuco, Brazil. March 2009