People from low areas were evacuated in Sancti Spiritus, central Cuba, due to the continuous rainfall reported during the last few days
Specialists from the Cuban medical brigade working in the northern Peruvian city began today to reinforce the field hospital installed to take care of the victims
Due to floods and landslides, the Government committed S/.2.5 million (about US$769,000) to address the health emergency
The Cuban doctors began offering their services in field hospital tents they carried with them along with 4.2 tons of medicines and medical supplies
There are strong swellings on the sea in the Cuban western region and there have been moderate flooding in coastal areas including the Havana’s Malecon
Two casualties and material damage yet to quantify is the balance of heavy rains in the capital, according to Granma newspaper.
Experts on environmental issues have recommended that actions must be immediately taken in Sancti Spiritus, central Cuba, in order to protect rivers and littoral zones.