An estimated 60 families living in critical points in the Villa Holanda, Enrique Smith and Frawley neighborhoods of Districts III, V and VII, will be transferred in approximately 15 days and the capital commune evaluates the possible places where they will be relocated, where they will be relocated. confirmed the Secretary General Fidel Moreno, during a tour of the critical points of the capital.
The evaluation of the points and their levels of danger or vulnerability was carried out after having presented a report to the Central Government led by Commander Ortega and Vice President Rosario Murillo, who directed the immediate transfer of the exposed families, the first to be relocated will be 4 families from the Enrique Smith neighborhood in District V and 32 from the Frawley neighborhood in District III and 15 families in Villa Holanda, District VII, as explained by the Secretary General.
“Thanks to the sensitivity of the Comrade President for two years, our government has been evaluating the need to transfer these families, we have started a process to persuade the families that live here (Frawley neighborhood), we are explaining to them the need to leave this area due to the high levels of danger, there are 32 families, this will take us about 15 days to prepare the conditions, and in this way to reduce the threat, "said Moreno.
Similarly, Moreno explained that since the rains began, all critical points A and B have been evaluated and monitored to avoid risk situations.
In the case of the Enrique Smith neighborhood, there are 4 families that were located on the edge of an unlined riverbed, which has eroded and its walls put 19 people at risk.
The Municipal Government, with the support of the Central Government, has been working to reduce critical points, from 130 there were in 2009, they have been reduced to 63 this year.
“Managua has 63 critical points, of these, three are classified as A (where people's lives are at risk); 19 are critical point B (the level of flooding becomes permanent or temporary with volumes close to one meter) and 40 are critical point C (temporary flooding with water levels of 10 to 15 cm) and a critical point D.
The cabinets of the families in each of the mentioned neighborhoods are working on the process of raising awareness of the families, on the need to leave these points to protect their lives.
Last year 4 hotspots were eliminated, and today there are 2,500 families living around the 63 hotspots.