Chile: The Minister of Agriculture moved to the Coquimbo region to monitor the status of the situation

Published Jun 13, 2024

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A state of Preventive Emergency has been declared in regions of Coquimbo and Ñuble in Chile due to an incoming frontal system, prompting the Minister of Agriculture, Esteban Valenzuela, to visit the area to assess the situation. The Minister is working with regional authorities to implement preventive measures, including relocating animals from riverside areas and advising people living on unstable slopes to seek safer accommodations. The emergency declaration aims to facilitate decision-making and expedite tasks to mitigate potential damage. The government is providing support to the agricultural sector, including financial assistance and credit, to ensure resilience during this emergency.
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After the declaration of Preventive Emergency announced between the regions of Coquimbo and Ñuble due to the arrival of the frontal system in these areas, the Minister of Agriculture, Esteban Valenzuela, moved to the Coquimbo region to monitor the status of the situation. The Secretary of State, who had already been in the area this week to participate in the agricultural registry and deliver aid to farmers in Limarí, participated in a Regional Cogrid together with the Regional Presidential Delegate, Galo Luna, to coordinate preventive actions before the arrival of the rains that have already seriously affected the Biobío region. "These rains are very dangerous for the high areas, not only of the Andes mountain range, but also of the Coastal mountain range and the central valleys, and therefore, we reiterate the call to farmers to remove the animals from the edge of the rivers: we must confine them to stables and chicken coops at these times,” he said. Likewise, he maintained that ...
Source: MXfruit
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