As Hurricane Iota passed the islands of San Andres and Providencia, hundreds of people lost their homes or lost their business.
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The island is still powerless, and Providencia is struggling to communicate.
According to reports from President Ivan Duque, who was able to contact Providencia mayor 98% of the islands are affected.
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The airport was flooded, making it harder for aid to arrive. Humanitarian assistance for victims.
Pro Islands, Nonprofit foundations working for the welfare of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina have set up savings accounts and collection points in major cities to help people help victims.
“Our volunteers need to have the elements and tools to clean the island. We have to have food in the shelter, and we only do that with money because we don’t have a ship to get to the island within 48 hours,” he said. Farid Zardibia, director of Pro Archipelago.
The savings account set up by the foundation is 34800000675 in Bancolombia in the name of the Pro Archipielago Foundation, there is also an option through the Wompi system, this link allows you to transfer money anywhere in the world. wompi.co/l/VPOS_XM812U
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Volunteers from other cities in the country lent their homes It becomes a collection point.
In your city, you can donate in kind: medicines, alcohol, sheets, mats, towels, tents, flashlights, batteries, candles, masks, adult and infant clothing, non-perishable food, baby milk, pet food and ingredients. Of construction.
In Bogota You can go to six specific points:
-Calle 67 # 11-32 apt 601.
-Race 58 #80-25 apt 202.
-Carrera 13A #101-12 apt 102 Rincón del Chico.
-Carrera 35 # 20-53 apt 503.
-Street 25 #35-39 block b2 apt 502.
-It rises above diagonal 136 #87-61.
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In Medellin You can go to three specific points.
-Street 57 #69-27 block 17 apt 1354
-Km 1.5 via Tablazo- Rionegro Antioquia.
-Race 28a #10d-35 KAI Restaurant
In Cartagena You can take it next.
-El Conuntry residential park block m lot 9.
-Barcelona de Indias Block 92 lot b3
-District Los Alpes Transversal 72 #31b-54
In Barranquilla You can take it to the following address:
-Carrera 64c # 04b-93 apt 5a.
In Cali You can get help at the following address:
-Street 4 #79-29 apt 501 block 3.
-Carrera 101 #12A bis-15 house 56
At Ibagué You can get help up to this point.
-Carrera 22 sur #129-00
As part of that, the national government sent an ARC Independendiente ship departing from Cartagena to San Andrés to provide humanitarian aid to the island after Iota was struck.
According to publicly available information, “There are 178 people on board the ARC, including UNGRD and naval officials, and there are helicopters with (…) trained rescuers and crew members with firefighters.”
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Chocó, another area calling for help
Another department that has suffered from heavy rain is Chocó.
Registered rain on Friday night, November 13, affected the territory of Chocó, flooded with rivers and landslides in other municipalities.
Rafael Bolaños, director of the Chocó Disaster Risk Management Office, gave the sad news in Carmen de Atrato that a 14-year-old minor was killed in a landslide.
With hundreds of homes destroyed and roads flooded, the government is driving campaigns to gather humanitarian aid in several cities in the country.
(Photo: unfortunate consequences of the flood in Chocó)
If you wish to make a donation, you can donate through the Red Cross office. Take food, medicine, mats, blankets, and clothing to the center of this entity in each city.
They also opened a Bancolombia savings account: 53600001795.
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