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Government deploys Executive train to serve Cumanacoa

Food and water have already been delivered and the electrical service works at 100%

The Sector Vice President for Citizen Security and Peace, A/J Remigio Ceballos Ichaso, reported that they carried out a complete deployment of the citizen security bodies with 2 officials.

The advance is made up of Civil Protection troops, firefighters, VEN 911; the Bolivarian National Police and the state and municipal police.

“Caring for our people and making the corresponding visits to guarantee that the popular power receives the fraternal hand of the Bolivarian government,” he pointed out.

Ceballos Ichaso assured that they already have all the necessary logistical resources to serve the populations affected by the weather storm in the east of the country.

“Here is the Bolivarian government under your direction to bring well-being to everyone,” he added.


For his part, the Minister of Public Works, Raúl Paredes, reported that they have the necessary machinery to work on the three fronts affected in the region.

“We have a portion of 27 pieces of machinery and 16 dump trucks that cover the affected fronts,” he commented, then assured that no later than Saturday, July 6, mobility in the territory will be restored to one hundred percent, as well as a total clearance of all the spaces with debris.

Paredes added that they will also work on structural damage to homes, roads and other infrastructure works such as the municipal market and the passenger terminal in the city of Cumanacoa.


Likewise, the Minister of Food, Carlos Leal Tellería, reported that since yesterday, Tuesday, logistical maneuvers were carried out to deliver essential supplies.

“We already have three collection centers in three schools to carry almost 100 tons of food; thanks to the organization of popular power and the líderis from Clap, at this time radio distribution has already begun for the Montes municipality and its affected areas,” he specified.

He noted that specialists from the National Institute of Nutrition were transferred to evaluate cases of nutritional deficiency. Leal Tellería anticipated that a second food delivery will be made on Saturday to accumulate more than 240 tons.


Along the same lines, the Minister for Water Management, Rodolfo Marco Torres, notified that Cumanacoa's water system was affected in the catchment area that affects the distribution of drinking water. In this sense, he reported that they activated 28 cisterns of 10 thousand and 32 thousand liters for the distribution of the liquid.

“We are already working in the catchment area and in 48 hours we should be raising at least 40 or 50 percent of the water system for the distribution of water through pipes,” explained Marco Torres, also adding that they are carrying out a work of recovery at the San Lorenzo de Cumanacoa water treatment plant.

Movimiento Somos Venezuela

The national secretary of the Somos Venezuela Movement, Jhoanna Carrillo Malavé, commented that 49 brigades are deployed, for a total of 480 members of the movement in 47 communities affected by the rains. “Taking as an example the exercise we did in Las Tejerías (Aragua),” she added.

The Minister of Urban Agriculture also explained that through the VQR Somos Venezuela application, a tab is enabled that allows registering “house to house, in the affected areas” to have in detail the social situation of the communities in the area for attention in the Command post immediately.


Jorge Elieser Márquez, Minister of Electric Energy, reported that one hundred percent of the service was recovered in the areas of Cocollar, Cumanacoa and their surrounding sectors.

Márquez noted that in terms of Telecommunications, he spoke with the presidents of the main telephone companies in the country to offer free internet and calls for the next five days to users in the affected areas.  

Bus Routes

Ramón Celestino Velásquez Araguayán, Minister of Transportation, specified that the 83 kilometers of the national highway, which connects Sucre with the surrounding states, is in continuity without communication. Despite this, in the evaluation of the road, 11 edge faults were detected that will be addressed.

In addition, the Transportation team will address work on two fixed bridges with debris, as well as seven collapsed suspension bridges. “We have established the priority of suspension bridges because, for example, in Cumanacoa they connect 16 towns,” he detailed.


Finally, the Minister of Housing and Habitat, Ildemaro Villarroel, reported that his portfolio is articulated with the popular power of the area to guide them in solving the problems.

He specified that 7 homes suffered some type of mild or serious damage, which will be attended to with a construction materials point that will be installed on Thursday afternoon.

“We are going to have light bulbs, blocks, cement, cables, electrical accessories, paint, doors, windows and roofs,” Villarroel said.

He added that there are 360 ​​homes with a total loss. “That gives us an estimate of 440 people who are now in solidarity shelters. We have an urban planning solution that can allow us to deliver 80 homes in Cumanacoa in four or six months, and in Cumaná we can finish 88 more in six months” for a total of 188 homes that will be delivered before the end of December, he commented.

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