The hurricane julia left more than six thousand people out in the open in Bluefields and Corn Island, according to the preliminary report of the national authorities.
Spokeswoman Rosario Murillo said that the inhabitants of these Caribbean cities lost almost all the roofs of their homes, mainly in Bluefields, for which Sinapred sent a contingent of trucks with zinc sheets to the area. The regime’s humanitarian aid consists of distributing around 15,000 sheets in various affected departments, as well as hammocks and blankets.
In the afternoon of this Tuesday, there was still no detailed information on the situation of the inhabitants of the Caribbean Coast, who received the impact of the hurricane early on Sunday, October 9.
The regulatory entity for telecommunications and postal services, Telcor, reported that the municipality of El Rama was still incommunicado. The images shared by official media confirm that the city is flooded, after the overflow of the Escondido River.
The “most representative” damages in telecommunications services were seen in Bluefields, Corn Island, Laguna de Perlas and El Rama, while partial damages were reported in Nueva Guinea, El Tortuguero, Muelle de los Bueyes, Matagalpa, Jinotega, Chontales and Chichigalpa. . Nationwide, more than 200,000 families were temporarily without power or drinking water.
Two days have passed since Cyclone Julia left Nicaraguan territory, however, the regime of Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo had not yet submitted its final report on the damage caused by the phenomenon.
The person in charge of preparing the report is the so-called Hurricane Julia Damage and Loss Assessment Committee, installed on Monday, which is made up of government institutions and headed by the Minister of Finance, Iván Acosta.
The minister explained to official media that they are in the “post-event” phase, which consists of carrying out a quantitative assessment of the damage, both in the public and private sectors, to “make important proposals for restoration and repair.”
The Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights (Cenidh) demanded that Daniel Ortega’s regime allow relatives of the more than 200 political prisoners in the country to visit them to verify their situation and physical condition after the impact of Hurricane Julia in Nicaragua.
He also stated that 46 days have passed since the last visit that the police authority allowed relatives of prisoners of conscience held captive in the Directorate of Judicial Assistance (DAJ), known as “El Nuevo Chipote”, in Managua, and their condition is unknown. physical and psychological, which could have been aggravated by the passage of the cyclone.
The illegitimate president of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, granted powers to the National Police on Tuesday that will allow him to restrict the movement of people during emergency situations and disasters, after the passage of Cyclone Julia, which according to the Government only caused material damage.
According to the regulations issued by the president, who is the supreme chief of the Nicaraguan Police, the institution of public order now has the power to restrict the passage of vehicles, carts, pedestrians and horsemen, in high-risk places.
Also to prohibit the crossing of rivers, riverbeds, bridges or flooded streets and roads.
In addition, it will regulate the traffic on highways, streets and roads, affected by rains or floods.