Evelyn Salgado tours area affected by storm “Max”

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The Governor of Guerrero, Evelyn Salgado, took a tour of the area affected by the rains generated by the storm “Max”.

Among the municipalities he visited were Tecpan, Atoyac, Benito Juárez and Coyuca de Benítez.

Accompanied by Secretary of the Navy, Rafael Ojeda, The official visited the towns of El Súchil and Cuajilote, where she announced that efforts will be redoubled to guarantee comprehensive care until road connectivity is reestablished as soon as possible in order to guarantee communication between all the surrounding communities.

We are taking a tour to see all the effects, the damage, with all the institutions, Sedena, Navy, National Guard, Secretariat of Infrastructure, Communications and Transportation (SICT), Federal Electricity Commission (CFE), we are all working to restore all the services and most importantly, safeguard the integrity of the people of Guerrero, above all, that there is communication, that there is connectivity, fixing the roads,” he expressed.

The governor said about the road closure that occurred at said point that it is already being attended to by SICT personnel, with specialized machinery.

He added that in conjunction with the federal government, the damage assessment is being carried out and once completed, the corresponding emergency declaration requests will be made.

As part of his tour, Salgado also visited the community of Tetitlán, to learn about the damage caused by the overflowing of the river and immediately moved to the municipalities of Benito Juárez, Atoyac and Coyuca de Benítez.

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In Benito Juárez, the governor together with the mayor, Glafira Meraza Prudente, took a tour to learn about the incidents that occurred due to the rains, which were minor.

According to the SICT delegation in Guerrero, there are two cuts on the Acapulco-Zihuatanejo highway, one at kilometer 198+740, where a bridge was previously being built and work is currently underway to restore the embankment, and the other, at kilometer 111+300, where there is an approximate cut of 2.50 meters in length and a depth of almost 3 meters.

In both cases, work is being done to compensate for the damage and it is estimated that in two or three days, depending on weather conditions, the road sections can be rehabilitated.

The Government of Guerrero announced that as part of the support actions, 5,600 food items will be delivered, of which 1,200 will be for Atoyac; 1,200 for Coyuca de Benítez; 1,200 for San Jerónimo and 2,000 for Tecpan.

Additionally, a thousand brooms, 500 buckets and a thousand hygiene kits will be delivered, and the delivery of 1,200 mats, 3,500 blankets and 200 sheets has also been authorized.

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