Veracruz / 08.25.2021 08:04:38
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador indicated that the authorities they acted promptly in Veracruz in the face of the hurricane Grace He also assured that there is no budget limit to help the victims.
“They acted promptly, the entire federal government, the state government, and the municipal governments. They will continue to help people. There is no budget limitWhatever is needed, it will support the victims, the affected people, “he said at a press conference from Veracruz.
López Obrador detailed that a census will be carried out in all municipalities, as was done after the Tabasco floods, to deliver aid to the population, with the support of the Secretary of the Navy (Semar) and National Defense (Sedena).
24 municipalities require urgent attention after the passage of ‘Grace’, reports governor
Cuitláhuac García Jiménez, governor of Veracruz, pointed out that there are 24 municipalities in the Sierra de Totonacapan and La Huasteca Baja that require urgent attention, as they are areas where the eye of the hurricane passed Grace, which left houses without a roof and knocked down poles.
“The municipalities where the eye of the hurricane passed require urgent attention, since knocked down electric utility poles and unroofed houses mainly“.
The state president stressed that work will be done to reestablish the electricity grid, housing sheets in coastal municipalities and restore the water service for consumption.
Likewise, Cuitláhuac García pointed out that the affected indigenous localities “have a important corn production for self-consumption, therefore it was necessary to implement a support for the purchase of corn for mountain areas and food packages “.