The head of the Community Development Directorate (Dideco) of the Municipality of Santiago, Hugo Cuevas, reported that 84 people who irregularly occupied the central alley of the Alameda were relocated, after the intervention in conjunction with Carabineros personnel, the PDI and officials of the Seremi of Social Development.
Cuevas pointed out that the people were relocated to family residences, shelters and inns. “Each one of the people has the possibility of having a particular attention, with a roof, with food and psychosocial support in those places,” said the director of Dideco, according to what was reported. Third.
“The work that we have developed in this sector is not only to remove the tents but also to be able to eliminate all that equipment that was installed in this space,” added Cuevas, detailing that of the 84 people evicted, 18 are boys and girls. .
The objective is “to recover Santiago and also recover the public space,” said the municipal official, assuring that they will continue to work on the site and continue monitoring. “Within the next few days we are going to continue to be very attentive to the situation that the people of the places where we have been relocating present today,” he said.
It is worth mentioning that the presidential delegate of the Metropolitan Region, Constanza Martínez, commented a few days ago that “here we are seeing a new category of homeless people who are complete families, where there are boys, girls and adolescents, who require much intervention. more comprehensive”. “We must have different mechanisms to be able to carry out the intervention,” stated the delegate, in conversation with Channel 13.