The National Coordination of Civil Protection , issued an emergency declaration for 12 municipalities of Chihuahua for the severe snowfall registered on December 29 and 30, 2018.
The municipalities in which the declaration of Emergency was issued are Ahumada, Ascensión, Buenaventura, Gómez Farías, Guerrero, Ignacio Zaragoza, Janos, Juárez, Madera, Matachí, Nuevo Casas Grandes and Ocampo of the state of Chihuahua.
With this action, the resources of the Fund for the Attention of Emergencies(FONDEN) are activated.
From this Declaration, requested by the state government, the authorities will have resources to meet the food, shelter and health needs of the affected population.
Source: MVS Noticias
The Mazatlan Post