Emergency due to rain in Cauca: Government to start delivering land to victims

Emergency due to rain in Cauca: Government to start delivering land to victims

File image of the landslide that occurred on the Panamericana Highway above the municipality of Rosas in the department of Cauca.  KRIFile image of the landslide that occurred on the Panamericana Highway above the municipality of Rosas in the department of Cauca. KRI

the National Disaster Risk Management Unit (Ungrd) announced that it has already signed the agreement with the National Land Agency (ANT) to buy three of the 46 identified properties in which they will move finally to the families affected by the winter season The Mojana.

“President Gustavo Petro proposed that each family be given land for development and supports productive projects and from employability that they decide to move on. We are adhering to the President’s mandate to seek safe lands for those affected by the effects of climate change,” said Ungrd Director General and responsible manager of the Adaptation Fund, Javier Pava Sánchez.

According to the director of risk management, the Ungrd, the Adaptation Fund and the rector of the Universidad del Cauca also held working groups with the mayors of the municipalities this week Rosas, Timbío, Cajibío and Popayan to define the properties they will buy to relocate the families affected by the landslide that occurred in the United States over panamericana last January 9th.

The government has 27 offers to purchase land that would benefit landslide victims in Rosas, Cauca.  (CRI)

The government has 27 offers to purchase land that would benefit landslide victims in Rosas, Cauca

The National Unit for Disaster Risk Management (Ungrd) will be in charge of reviewing the sales proposals, bearing in mind that the entity has the census of affected families

Overall, according to Ungrd more than 200 families those affected by the landslide in these four communities of Cauca.

“The areas have direct information that allows us to identify the land to be bought to deliver to the affected families. So far they have been identified eight properties in areas around the municipality of Rosas where they might be relocated these people and their productive projects,” explained Andrés Charry, deputy regional director of the Adaptation Fund.

Image of the tarabita used by farming communities to bring humanitarian aid to people affected by the landslide in Rosas, Cauca who have not yet received aid.  KRIImage of the tarabita used by farming communities to bring humanitarian aid to people affected by the landslide in Rosas, Cauca who have not yet received aid. KRI

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