The State Unit for Civil Protection and Firefighters of Jalisco (UEPCyBJ) reported today that they are supporting victims of the neighboring state of Nayarit after the passage of Hurricane Willa.
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Upon the arrival of the personnel yesterday, a command post was installed in the facilities of the Technological University of the Coast located in Santiago Ixcuintla, Nayarit.
The reconnaissance actions of the area are coordinated to detect the immediate needs of the population such as medical attention, food, damage assessment, etc.
During the early morning, an evaluation tour was conducted and the overflow of the San Pedro River was confirmed, which affected populations of the municipalities of Santiago Ixcuintla and Tuxpan, of the neighboring state.
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Officers of the UEPCyBJ, aboard water vehicles, managed to enter the municipality of Tuxpan, which is isolated, to deliver supplies to the affected population and begin the assessment of damage.
The work is in coordination with personnel from the municipal coordination of Civil Protection and Firefighters of Zapopan, Civil Protection and Firefighters Puerto Vallarta, Fire Brigades and Civil Protection of Tepic, Banderas Bay, Rosamorada, Santiago Ixcuintla, Civil Protection and Bomberos de Nayarit and three volunteer groups.