THE CHAPALA CITY COUNCIL OPENS THE CCA AND THE AJIJIC DIF FOR AFFECTED FAMILIES
Excavators are already working in the affected areas to remove the materials carried by the currents.
D. Arturo Ortega (Ajijic, Jal). – Material damage in 200 homes due to the overflow of six streams, in the western area of the Magic Town of Ajijic is the preliminary report that the Chapala City Council released this morning, through a statement, after the torrential rains that have affected different localities on the shore of the largest lake in Mexico.
“The Directorate of Civil Protection of the municipality of Chapala, so far reports that around 200 homes have been accounted for with material damage, due to flooding, after the overflow of six streams and the birth of new channels”, it is possible read in the statement.
The Ajijic Cultural Center (CCA) and the Ajijic DIF will serve as shelters for affected families in the Alseseca, La Canacinta, El Bajío, La Cristina, La Mojonera, and Bugambilias neighborhoods, on the border with the municipality of Jocotepec.
Civil Protection of the State of Jalisco and elements of the National Army are in the affected places and support the cleaning actions of the material carried by the currents, on the Chapala-Jocotepec highway, as well as in some homes.
The municipal government of Chapala has urged citizens to support affected families with non-perishable food, as well as cleaning supplies, personal hygiene, and clothing in good condition.
25 HOUSES AFFECTED, THE LOSS OF THREE VEHICLES AND DAMAGES NOT YET CALCULATED CAUSE THE RAINS IN SAN JUAN COSALÁ
Heavy rains affect neighboring Tlajomulco
The most affected area was from the Mojonera area, to the Raquet Club, in the San Juan delegation.
Mr. Arturo Ortega (Jocotepec, Jal). – More than 25 houses flooded, two of them with structural damage, the loss of three vehicles, and damage not yet quantified is the preliminary balance of the effects due to the heavy rains that were registered during the morning of October 5, in the delegation of San Juan Cosalá, municipality of Jocotepec.
Although there were also damages in other towns, the mayor of Jocotepec, José Miguel Gómez López reported that “the most affected area was from the area of La Mojonera, to the Raquet Club, in the San Juan delegation.”
In the Piedra Barrenada restaurant area of the same town, several businesses of this line were also affected, but none like the one that occurred in the Las Gaviotas restaurant, where mud and stones entered the business.
In the Trojes and Potrerillos delegations, plots and some land near the urban area were also flooded: “We know of houses on the slopes of the hill that were trapped, we also have reports of Trojes and other places where the storm also affected,” he added. Jose Miguel.
In San Cristobal, San Pedro, San Martín and El Salitre the flooding of the streams was very strong, but so far no human losses have been registered, while the municipal and Jalisco Civil Protection personnel are quantifying in a meticulous way the losses.
Municipal excavators, the State Government and the private initiative The road of the Jocotepec Chapala highway is about to open from the mud, logs and stones that obstruct it, for which the mayor thanked the people and authorities who support the work restoration of the area.
The number 3877631804 will be available to report any pressing situation.