SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Oct. 14 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Government of the Canary Islands, at its Council meeting, has approved the acceptance of the 10.5 million euros that the Government of Spain has granted to the Autonomous Community to finance the acquisition of homes and basic necessities for those affected by the La Palma volcano eruption.
The Canarian Executive spokesman, Antonio Olivera, explained in the press conference after the Governing Council that said acceptance implies that this subsidy is transferred “immediately”, which is what Visocan has allocated for the acquisition of the first temporary housing for the victims.
In this sense, Antonio Olivera has indicated that the Office of Attention to those affected by the eruption has already assisted more than 450 people, in addition to those that have been assisted by the different administrations, especially the affected municipalities, and workers Social organizations are already collecting the necessary information to make the assessments for the delivery of these first aid.
On the other hand, the spokesman has stressed that the volcano, according to all indicators, continues to show “signs of continuity” and is “quite active”, so the technicians “do not expect the eruptive process to culminate in a very short period of time. of time”.
Likewise, he pointed out that a “close” monitoring and surveillance of the evolution of the flows and the impact that this may have on people is being carried out. In this sense, he insisted that the priority continues to be safeguarding the security of the palm tree society to prevent any personal damage from occurring.
Regarding the beginning of the teaching activity, the Minister of Education, Manuela de Armas, has informed the Governing Council that the forecast is that classes can be resumed next Monday, October 18, after a “meticulous” work to guarantee safety when returning to classrooms on the island of La Palma.
Similarly, the Government of the Canary Islands has highlighted the arrival today at the port of Tazacorte of the tanker ceded by the Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge, which together with the two desalination plants will help maintain the agricultural production in the affected area.
Olivera stressed that these actions will be accompanied by “many others” and at this time “work is being done on the structure so that all administrations can face a problem that exceeds other considerations and in which we must all be united to to be able to address this emergency with the maximum guarantees “.