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Over 50 homes damaged in Panama City floods - Early December 2018


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Over 50 homes damaged in Panama City floods

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A short-lived torrential downpour on Panama on Sunday, December 2  brought chest-high flooding, and damaged dozens of homes in the Plaza Valencia neighborhood, in the district of Ernesto Córdoba, in the northern part of the city Families lost stoves, refrigerators and other appliances and numerous vehicles were stranded.
 

https://www.newsroompanama.com/news/panama/over-50-homes-damaged-in-panama-city-floods

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22 families re-located after Sunday floods

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22 FAMILIES comprising 45 adults, 13 minors and three babies were relocated, early on Monday, December 3, from the community of Plaza Valencia (Panamá Norte) following waist-high flooding on Sunday afternoon following a short-lived torrential downpour.

Stoves fridges and washing machines were ruined as over 50 homes were inundated.

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Blandon under fire

Mayor, Jose Blandon who is running for president has been the target of local complaints as the area has been repeatedly flooded. He is also under fire for flooding problems inVia Argentina where over 40 businesses have closed during prolonged road repairs.

On Monday, José Donderis director general of the Civil Protection  System (Sinaproc), said “We have a clogged, collapsed drainage system,”  and arrived along with technical and operations personnel.

 

https://www.newsroompanama.com/news/panama/22-families-re-located-after-sunday-floods

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Flood victims demand City Hall action

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Residents of the Plaza Valencia development descended on  Panama’s Municipal Council on Tuesday, December 11,  demanding action following the flooding of  22 homes, ten days before. Neither the authorities nor the real estate agency has responded to the residents who have been forced to vacate their homes reports Metro TV. So far, two houses have had to be torn down and others are likely to follow suit. The residents are awaiting a report from the of Civil Protection System  (Sinaproc), crucial for their insurance claims.
 

https://www.newsroompanama.com/news/panama/flood-victims-demand-city-hall-action

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