MEXICO CITY, Mexico, in July. 23, 2012. - The Ministry of Social Development (Sedesol) ordered immediate relief to families affected by the breaking off of a hill in Santa Teresa, a town of Yahualica, Hidalgo.
In a statement, the agency explained that the landslide occurred last Saturday in the Huasteca of Hidalgo and the Mexican army and took appropriate measures to safeguard the lives of the inhabitants.
He said the agency, with state and municipal governments, the census began damaged houses so far account for 42, however, there is the possibility that the number increases.
He said the added damnificados 300, between children and adults, who were granted humanitarian aid and lodging will be provided.
Said the head of the agency, Heriberto Félix Guerra, instruyó the delegate in Hidalgo, Octavian Liceaga, to give timely help and support and to start the Temporary Employment Program and analyze, with state and local governments, other type of support.