The Minister for Foreign Relations, Yván Gil, expressed his solidarity with the government and the people of Peru this Saturday, after the heavy floods that occurred in the Andean country in the last few days.
Through his account on the social network Twitter, Gil expressed his condolences to the relatives of the victims.
Specifically, the rain this Friday left a balance of six dead.
“We express our solidarity with the people and the Government of the Republic of Peru, and offer our sincere condolences to the families of the victims of the heavy rains that occurred in the affected regions as a result of Cyclone Yaku,” he wrote on the social network.
This Friday, the appointed Government of Peru announced a decree to declare a state of emergency from the metropolitan area of Lima to the region of Tumbes, in the north, due to the heavy rains that will be recorded in the coming days.
Meanwhile, the National Civil Defense Institute released a report stating that at least 58 people have been killed, 57 injured and eight injured since the start of the rainy season last November.
In addition, 8,222 victims have been recorded, 420 houses destroyed, 2,509 uninhabited and 14,000 hit.