Economic support arrives for people affected by Hurricane Nora in Puerto Vallarta

A total of $2,278,300 pesos was provided by the government for economic support to families that were affected by the severe rains, strong winds, and floods caused by Hurricane Nora last August 28 in Jalisco.

The Government of Jalisco, through the General Secretariat of Government (SGG), the Secretariat of the Social Assistance System (SSAS), and the State Council for Economic Promotion (CEPE) delivered the checks from the State Natural Disaster Fund Trust (FOEDEN ), 80 percent was a state contribution and the remaining 20 percent by the municipality and may be used for the acquisition of damaged household goods.

The delivery ceremony was chaired by the Secretary-General of the Government, Enrique Ibarra Pedroza, who was accompanied by Verónica Jiménez, General Director of Government Management, and María del Carmen Bayardo Solórzano, Director of Strategic Projects of the SSAS.

The appeal approved by the state trust was based on the damage survey carried out by SSAS personnel when touring the area detected by the Jalisco State Civil Protection and Firefighters Unit.

The benefited colonies were Emiliano Zapata; Centro; Playa Grande; Garza Blanca; Rivera del Río; San Esteban; La Desembocada; Loma Bonita; Las Juntas; El Caloso; El Cerro; Buenos Aires; Remance; Paso Ancho; Paso del Molino; Cristóbal Colón; Paso del Guayabo; Las Canoas and Boca de Tomatlán.

In order to support economic recovery in these affected municipalities, the State Council for Economic Promotion (CEPE) launched the emergent program on economic reactivation and assistance to economic units affected by Hurricane Nora, which has a total of $8,376,600 pesos.

These supports will be distributed among the municipalities of Cihuatlán, Tomatlán, Cabo Corrientes, and Puerto Vallarta, so today the first supports of the program were delivered in the municipality of Puerto Vallarta, in total, support was granted to 179 beneficiaries; 89 of them, merchants from the Mercado Río Cuale; with $6,449,000 pesos.

The support of this program will be distributed among small merchants and retailers, handicrafts, jewelry, clothing and footwear, hardware stores, tortillerías, tlapalerías, car washes, and grocery stores, with which it is intended to facilitate the repair of damages in infrastructure, purchase of merchandise or raw materials and furniture for merchants.

  • Authorities have only reviewed 2 of the 15 cameras at hotel where Debanhi’s body was found Mario Escobar, Debanhi’s father, revealed that only the video recordings of two of the fifteen cameras that were found in the Nueva Castilla Motel during the last search have been analyzed. He reported that he made a request to review all the videos, through the Executive Commission for Victim Assistance. At a press conference, the…
  • COVID-19 in Jalisco increases 37% in the last week after mask mandate is lifted Since the Government of Jalisco eliminated the mask mandate, COVID infections have increased by 37% in the State. After more than two years of the pandemic, on May 10 the use of face masks in public and private places became optional. The sanitary measure was only maintained in public transport and in hospitals. From that…
  • Coca-Cola will build recycling plant in Puerto Vallarta Coca-Cola Mexico will invest $175 million pesos in the construction and expansion of collection and recycling plants in the country this year, one being in Puerto Vallarta. Mario García, director of North Region Operations of the company, said that $45 million pesos of the investment will be used to expand the infrastructure of the PetStar…
  • 10-year-old Sofía Guillermina Ortiz Rodríguez is Mayor for the Day in Puerto Vallarta With a dream of one day becoming the mayor of Puerto Vallarta, Sofía Guillermina Ortiz Rodríguez said she was proud to be mayor for a day. The 10-year-old girl, a fourth-grade student at the Héroes de la Patria elementary school, along with 15 other boys and girls, became members of the Cabildo Infantil 2022 (Children’s…
  • Puerto Vallarta establishes 19 shelter locations for the 2022 hurricane season The Municipal DIF System, chaired by María de Jesús López Delgado, and the Government of Puerto Vallarta, headed by Mayor Luis Alberto Michel Rodríguez, celebrated the collaboration agreements with representatives of 19 buildings in the city that will function as temporary shelters during the Tropical Cyclone and Hurricane Season in the Pacific 2022. The mayor…

Puerto Vallarta News

Compare Listings

Title Price Status Type Area Purpose Bedrooms Bathrooms