Through his Twitter account, the head of the sector reiterated that all necessary support will continue to be provided to the families affected by this tragedy.
With this finding, the number of deceased left by the tragedy that occurred last Tuesday, March 15, rises to seven: Margarita Zenaida Polo Vigo (32), Edith Quiñonez Torres (32), Santiago Indalecio Vásquez1 (62), Rolando Robles Ramírez (32)a 14-year-old girl, a one-month-old baby, and a 3-year-old child.
Declaration of emergency in Retamas
The Government declared a state of emergency for 60 days in the town of Retamas, in the province of Pataz (La Libertad), after a landslide from a hill that has left people missing and several houses buried. The measure was made official through a supreme decree.
What happened in Retamas?
More than 30 families were evacuated by the authorities to temporary shelters since Tuesday the 15th, when a landslide was registered, as a result of the intense rains, which buried several houses in the town of Retamas, district of Parcoy, province of Patazin the region Freedom. The collapse leaves, so far, four dead.
Some 26 families were taken Wednesday night to the Retamas sports slab, while the others are installed in the local Ricardo Palma educational institution. The District Municipality of Parcoy, in collaboration with the Regional Government of La Libertad, has provided them with tents, mattresses and blankets to protect them from the rain and cold.