Saturday, Dec 05, 2020

La cifra de fallecidos a raíz de las inundaciones y deslizamientos se mantiene en 19

The search for 12 missing due to floods and landslides in Panama continues

The security forces of Panama are still searching for 12 people who have not been located, as a result of the heavy rains due to the effects of Hurricane Eta on the country.
According to the official report of the estates, there are two disappeared in Cerro Punta, one person in Paso Ancho, three in the Las Nubes community, one in Gualaca and five in the Pueblo Nuevo community.

While the death toll from the floods and landslides remains at 19, of them 10 in the Highlands, 3 in Renacimiento (New Delhi) and 6 in Besikó, Comarca Ngäbe Buglé.

There are 34 temporary shelters in operation in Barú (4), Tierras Altas (6), Alanje (4) Río Sereno (4) Bugaba (1), Muná (1), Finca 4 (1) and Besikó (13), in the 2,674 people are housed.

A total of 245,375 pounds of humanitarian aid has been transferred and delivered by air.

For its part, the Ministry of Public Works (MOP) reported that 39% of the overland roads have been reopened in the affected sectors of the Chiriquí province, 45% in the Ngäbe Buglé Comarca, while 86% of the land roads affected in Veraguas have been rehabilitated.

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