Rains in Ibagué leave a house destroyed, several flooded and dozens of people affected

Rains in Ibagué leave a house destroyed, several flooded and dozens of people affected
Rains in Ibagué leave a house destroyed, several flooded and dozens of people affected

Ibague

Local authorities and emergency agencies They delivered aid to families affected by the reappearance of the rains in IbaguéPrecisely the rainfall caused damage in several sectors of the city.

Fairly one of the hardest hit sectors was San Pedro Alejandrino where flooding occurred in five homes, one was destroyed and some walls collapsed there.

“We have been presenting the flood due to the El Sillón ravine, There was a rupture of the pipe that channels it, which caused damage to a homeknocked down the house, broke the walls and at this moment we have the ravine exposed, last night it rained and we flooded again,” said Adriana Guevara, a resident of the San Pedro Alejandrino neighborhood.

Besides, lThe authorities reported the collapse of a roof in the community hall of the Martinica neighborhoodalso the fall of a tree in the Tulio Varón neighborhood, situations left by the recent heavy rains in the capital of Tolima.

Due to the torrential rains, a rock fall was reported in the La Cristalina neighborhood and a landslide in the Uribe Uribe neighborhood over the weekend.

Danger in the San Pedro Alejandrino neighborhood

“I have always lived in the same house, It has been more than 36 years, this collector has always existed, we have been pending the relocationbut nothing has happened, only some arrangements have been made, but the community has done it, the municipality has done nothing,” said Guevara.

What did the Ibagué Mayor’s Office say after responding to the emergencies?

“We were present with the Mayor’s Office and delivered blankets, mats, food and hygiene kits to the affected families. Fortunately, there were no human losses or injuries.”commented Félix Salgado, director of risk management.

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