Updates from San Antonio


Today two staff members again visited San Antonio Palopo to discuss health needs with the Centro de Salud and the municipality. We delivered another package of emergency medicines for their use, and we agreed to offer weekly medical jornadas through June to assist with the increased needs at this time. We also investigated closely the situation in the aldeas, as we had some concerns that perhaps some aldeas had suffered significant loss but were being underreported. However, it does seem that most damages (as well as loss of life) occurred in the town center, with outlying aldeas mostly being affected by interruption of water lines and some property damage. Agua Escondida in particular seems to have sustained some damage but not to rival that which occurred in the town center.