New report after earthquake in Amazonas: 5,222 affected, 8,09 affected and 223 homes destroyed

Pedro Castillo, for the second day, tours the areas affected by the earthquake in the Amazon. | Photo: Andean Agency

The prime minister Mirtha Vasquez gave a new update on the number of victims and affected after the earthquake in the Amazon of magnitude 7.5 on the Richter scale that was registered last Sunday, November 28 and that has so far left two dead, one of them a minor .

According to this latest report, the strong earthquake so far left 17 injured, one of them hospitalized, 5,222 people affected and 8,009 affected. Likewise, 223 homes were damaged, 772 uninhabitable and another 1,597 with serious infrastructure failures.

Regarding schools, Vásquez mentioned that 65 educational institutions and 42 health centers are also affected after the earthquake.

Similarly, more than 5,000 meters of roads are damaged and 1,800 meters of roads destroyed. There are damages in 2,650 meters of rural road, 7 bridges, 200 meters of irrigation canal, 1 reservoir, 2 viewpoints, 1 intake, 1 fishing landing stage, 1 aquaculture center and 1 fishing station.

Likewise, Indeci has mobilized 7 tons of humanitarian aid to the Jalca area, in Amazonas, and regional governments are also transferring aid to San Martín, Cajamarca and Loreto, regions also affected.

PRESIDENT TRAVELED TO AMAZONAS

President Pedro Castillo He continues with his work as president and today he is going to the Amazon region to continue with the coordination of assistance in the areas affected by the earthquake last Sunday.

The Head of State traveled accompanied by the First Lady of the Nation, Lilia Paredes and the Minister of Development and Social Inclusion, Dina Boluarte.

The president traveled to Amazonas again to coordinate humanitarian aid and supervise the assistance work in favor of the areas affected by the strong earthquake of magnitude 7.5, which occurred last Sunday morning.

The earthquake occurred at 05:52 am and its epicenter was located 98 kilometers east of the town of Santa María de Nieva, near the border with Ecuador.

IN JALCA

On the other hand, on Sunday, Walter Culqui, mayor of Jalca reported that at least 70% of homes have been affected in his district, including the city’s nearly 200-year-old historic church, as well as three slightly injured people.

“It is a historic town, the houses are made of mud, stone. There is 70% damage here. We are more than 3,000 families “, the authority specified to RPP Noticias. He added that very important archaeological sites in the region have collapsed due to the strong earthquake, but are still in the damage report with the Civil Defense authorities.

Earthquake in Amazon
Earthquake in Amazon

He indicated that they are touring neighborhood by neighborhood to determine the magnitude of material losses and damage in the area. “We are looking at the rubble, personal damage. So far we have three wounded. We must thank God that it has been in the early hours of the morning because people are going out to the agricultural work, to the markets “, Held.

Regarding the wounded, he stressed that they only have scratches and bumps, no care or that a transfer to a health center is required.

Culqui asked the government to send machinery to the district to move the rubble caused by the collapses of houses, as well as to clean the roads.

INDECI REPORT

According to the report of National Institute of Civil Defense (INDECI), the 7.5 magnitude seismic movement, with an epicenter located 98 kilometers east of the Santa María de Nieva district, Condorcanqui province (Amazonas) and with a depth of 131 kilometers, registered this Sunday, November 28, 05: 52 hours (Peru) caused damage in the Valera, San Jerónimo and Leimebamba districts, located in the Bongará, Luya and Chachapoyas provinces, respectively (Amazonas).

“The National Institute of Civil Defense (INDECI) reports that the 7.5 magnitude seismic movement, with an epicenter located 98 kilometers east of the Santa María de Nieva district, Condorcanqui province (Amazonas) and with a depth of 131 kilometers, registered On Sunday, November 28 at 5:52 a.m., according to information provided by the Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP), it caused damage in the Valera, San Jerónimo and Leimebamba districts, located in the Bongará, Luya and Chachapoyas provinces, respectively (Amazonas) . The event reached an intensity of VII.

In this regard, the Decentralized Directorate of INDECI in said region preliminarily reported that, up to now, it is known that this event has caused damage to an as yet undetermined number of homes in the aforementioned jurisdictions. However, the competent authorities continue to carry out the Damage Assessment and Needs Analysis.

INDECI recommends that, in the event of an earthquake, you remain calm and avoid panic. Likewise, it is necessary to develop a family evacuation plan and verify exit routes; in the same way, you must locate the internal and external security zones and have your emergency backpack at hand.

Peru is located in the area called the Pacific Ring of Fire, where approximately 85% of the world’s seismic activity is recorded.

INDECI, through the National Emergency Operations Center (COEN), coordinates with regional and local authorities, monitors the situation and urges to keep its Emergency Operations Centers active ”.

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Reference-www.infobae.com

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