Sancti Spíritus

Drinking Water Available in Sancti Spíritus after Hurricane

The drinking water service offered by the Empresa Provincial de Acueducto y Alcantarillado (Provincial Aqueduct and Sewer Company) in Sancti Spiritus, which was severely damaged due to the passage of Hurricane Irma, has been already restored to about 290,000 clients, representing 97% of the total residents who benefit from such …»

Hurricane Irma’s Only Benefit to Sancti Spíritus

The greatest contribution of dangerous Hurricane Irma in Sancti Spiritus was the 731 000 000m³ of water received in the nine reservoirs that exist in this central Cuban province between Friday and Sunday. At that moment the territory stored 928 000 000m³, which represents 72 percent of its reservoirs’ capacity. The local …»

Over 4 000 People Evacuated in Yaguajay as Irma Approaches

About four thousand people began to be evacuated since Thursday, September 7, in the municipality of Yaguajay, to the north of the central Cuban province of Sancti Spiritus. According to civil defense plans, these people should move to state institutions where shelter is provided in case of powerful hurricanes. The …»

Sancti Spíritus Readies for Imminent Threat of Hurricane Irma

Since the Information Phase was decreed in Sancti Spiritus last Tuesday afternoon, the Provincial Defense Council of this central Cuban territory was summoned to begin implementing the measures planned for this stage. The preparation of the evacuation centers, the protection of economic resources and institutions, and the availability of generators …»