President Mario Abdo Benítez visited the Region and said the people support. In the South American country, it’s been raining for weeks. Many towns are cut off from the outside world. Employees of civil protection, tons of food to distribute in the affected communities.

About 45’000 people have sought after media refuge reports already in shelters. Also parts of the capital, Asunción, were under water. The mayor Mario Ferreiro called on the government to declare a state of emergency, to coordinate the operations of the various authorities and to help those faster.

(SDA)