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Mexico City to Repay Flood Victims in Iztapalapa

Cleaning up the flood in Iztapalapa resulted in the removal of 110 tons of debris and mud
By The News · 03 of June 2016 14:55:54
Cleaning underway in Iztapalapa, No available, photo: Cuartoscuro/Armado Monroy

This Friday the Chief Clerk’s Office of Mexico City’s government will start the repayment for damage to the people affected by the June 1 floods in Iztapalapa.

The government ha said that insurance will cover the damage caused by floods. Photo: Cuartoscuro/Armando Monroy

The government ha said that insurance will cover the damage caused by floods. Photo: Cuartoscuro/Armando Monroy

Through a statement the office indicated that they had already made an assessment of the goods affected by the water, without mentioning the amount of the losses.

It was explained that the Mexico City government has a risk insurance policy with Banorte Insurance, from the Banorte Financial Group.

The statement further explained that from Thursday morning, hours after the rain, personnel from the Health Secretariat (SEDESA), the Social Development Secretariat (SEDESOL), Urban Services and the Chief Clerk’s Office visited the 18 neighborhoods where the damaged households are located.

The four most affected areas were Unidad Habitacional Vicente Guerrero, Ejército Constitucionalista, Ejército ISSSTE and Ejército Oriente.

As part of the government response, 100 stoves, 100 refrigerators, 200 mattresses, 300 dishes, 300 batteries, 200 blankets, as well as cleaning products such as soap, latex gloves and chlorine.

Cleaning activities resulted in the collection of 110 tons of debris and mud.