23 Oct 2013, Andina
Peru's President Humala launched the program 'Machines for Development' aimed at executing disaster prevention and mitigation actions across all regions of the country facing risk posed by potential natural calamities. 'The program will allow the government developing a better coordination with municipalities for any eventuality, thus supporting the House, Construction and Sanitation Ministry (MVCS) on disaster management machinery,' President Humala noted. Operations strengthening river banks by building levees to protect against a flood are under way in some regions...
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