Cuban President Checks Process of Recovery After Tornado

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The president of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, called on Sunday to expedite the procedures and the sale of construction materials to the victims by the passage of a strong tornado that hit several municipalities of the capital.

According to a report on state television during a meeting of the Council of Ministers it transpired that although progress can be seen in the processing offices there are still deficiencies to be resolved.

It was also reported that the delivery of construction materials should be expedited to families affected by the weather phenomenon that hit the municipalities of Regla, Guanabacoa, Diez de Octubre and San Miguel del Padron on January 27.

The Minister of Construction, Rene Mesa, assured that work is being done on the adaptation of premises that will be used for future housing and pointed out that the construction forces are located in the different places that will be adapted.

For his part, the first secretary of the Provincial Committee of the Party in Havana, Luis Torres Iríbar, said that in the territories affected by the tornado it was decided to expand the points of sale of building materials, says the note.

On several occasions Diaz-Canel has insisted on going into detail in the affected communities so that there are no damages to be identified, while at the same time it has oriented to guarantee the quality of the technical files of each affected house, to avoid errors in the procedures and to solve the problems.

On January 27, a powerful tornado hit the Cuban capital leaving several dead and dozens injured. In addition, thousands of homes were affected by total and partial landslides.

Last modified onWednesday, 13 February 2019 08:50

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