Medina pledges aide on hurricane’s damage in south region
Barahona, Dominican Republic.- PresidentDanilo Medina on Thursday toured part of the south region where he observed thedamages from Hurricane Matthew, and announced efforts to help the population.
Medina visited several towns along the southYaque river and issued instructions to meet the needs of affected inhabitants.
He said the Public Works Ministry willrebuild the hospital at Vicente Noble, repair roads and channel a stream toprevent flooding of streets and homes.
"In Vicente Noble all the assistance isbeing provided to the population and will seek solutions to channel the waters,"Medina said, accompanied by senior officials and local authorities.