Local May 11, 2024 | 2:11 pm

This is the damage caused by the rains of the last few days, according to the COE

Santo Domingo –  The Emergency Operations Center (COE), in its preliminary report on the damages caused by the trough that has affected the country, where there are affected aqueducts, urban and rural floods, and landslides that affected several parts of the Dominican Republic.

The National Institute of Drinking Water and Sewerage (INAPA) reported that in several provinces of the country, more than 45 aqueducts are out of service, and one is in partial operation due to the heavy rains, which have affected some 729,809 users.

Meanwhile, the National System for Attention to Emergencies and Security (911) reported that one house was partially destroyed in the National District. On the other hand, in Santo Domingo East, a wall collapsed in a house, fortunately no one was injured in any of the incidents.

The storm surge caused floods in the Cañada Seca sector in La Vega, El Tamarindo, and La Joya in Santiago Rodriguez. In addition, the Civil Defense in Bonao reported that the flooded areas of the Hatillo dam are submerged due to the rise in the level of the dam.

They informed that they are taking action in view of these situations since the Administrative Minister of the Presidency maintains permanent communication with the Direction of the Emergency Operations Center to keep the high command informed regarding the development of the storm surge. They are supporting those affected with the necessary resources through the Social Plan of the Presidency and the Economic Canteens.

This information was included in preliminary report no. 11, reported by the COE.

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