San José, Jul 27 (elmundo.cr) – The President of the Republic, Carlos Alvarado, announced that he will sign the emergency decree to speed up care in the areas affected by the floods in recent days.
“Today I will be signing the emergency decree to care for the areas affected by the rains in recent days,” said Alvarado.
In addition, the president indicated that he has received the recommendation of the National Commission for Risk Prevention and Emergency Attention and they will proceed according to it “so that the processes of care and reconstruction are facilitated.”
According to data from the CNE, 2,960 events have been reported since July 22 until yesterday, of which 2,251 are due to floods, 373 requests for inspection, 323 landslides and 13 traffic problems.
The cantons of Turrialba, Matina, Limón, Talamanca, Sarapiquí, San Carlos, Upala and Guatuso remain on red alert. The rest of the Huetar Caribe Region, Huetar Norte Region are on orange alert; In addition, the yellow alert is maintained for the Central Valley and the green alert for the Chorotega Region, Central Pacific Region and Brunca Region.
58 temporary shelters have been enabled, of which 57 remain open and 01 have already been closed, the sheltered population is 3,268 people in the cantons of Talamanca, Limón, Matina, Siquirres, Sarapiquí, Turrialba, Jiménez, Paraíso, Upala, Guatuso , San Carlos, Río Cuarto, Los Chiles.