President Nicolás Maduro decreed an emergency for a period of 90 days in states Bolívar, Apure, Mérida, Yaracuy and Zulia, entities affected by the heavy rainfalls that have fallen in recent days throughout the national territory.
This was reported by the national president in a message published on his account on the Twitter social network @NicolasMaduro in which he specified that “all logistical and financial support will be provided to expedite the assistance to these families.”
“I decreed an Emergency for 90 days in Apure, Bolívar, Yaracuy, Zulia and Mérida, states affected by the heavy rainfalls that occurred in the national territory. We will provide all the logistical and financial support to expedite the assistance to these families. Maximum Support!”
The National Executive maintains the security and Civil Protection bodies deployed and on alert throughout the country, in order to maintain monitoring and attention to the populations affected by the impact of the increasing rains throughout the national territory.
In those states most affected work is already underway on clearing roads, restitution of electricity service, attention and evaluation of damage to homes and infrastructure in order to solve, in a civic-military-police union and as soon as possible, the situation emergency generated by the unusual weather conditions present in the country.