In October, ICC presented to authorities of the Escuintla department, studies carried out in the south coast of Guatemala about communities at risk of flooding and lahars due to the accumulation of volcanic sediments.

The meeting was attended by Mrs. Floridalma Morales, mayor of La Gomera municipality, Mr. Adolfo Posuelos, mayor of Nueva Concepción, Mr. Romeo Ramos mayor of Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa, Mr. Sergio Arana, Deputy of Escuintla and the Governor Mr. Luis Chén.

The meeting was an initiative of the local authorities, because their municipalities have the largest number of communities at risk in the area.

During the activity, a press conference was given (broadcasted online) directed to national and local media.


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