The Ministry of Youth made available logistical resources, transportation and other support to the Civil Defense and relief agencies in the face of the effects of Hurricane Fiona in the Dominican Republic.

This was announced by the head of the Youth, Rafael Jesús Feliz García, after holding a meeting at the main headquarters of the Civil Defense with Julio Salas, director of that institution, together with Gloria Reyes, director of the Supérate Program; Digna Reynoso, general director of the Administrator of Social Subsidies (ADESS), and Gabriela Alvarado, representative of the United Nations food program in the country.

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“Following the orders and guidelines of our president Luis Abinader, that in emergency situations we must act in a united manner and walk together, we have precisely come today to make available to the Civil Defense and the different organizations that are acting, volunteering of the Ministry of Youth, under this framework, as well as all logistical resources, and transportation, will be available throughout the national territory”, said Feliz García.

“We are in expectation before the passage of Hurricane Fiona, and we reaffirm our commitment to collaborate and ensure the safety and well-being of the citizens of our country,” he added.

He urged young people and the country’s citizens in general to follow the recommendations of relief agencies to safeguard their lives and those of their families.

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