Summoned full urgent extraordinary next Thursday to request the declaration of Catastrophic Zone
The City of Lorquí starts, from today, Monday, September 16, a service for neighbors affected by heavy floods for the processing of claims for damages, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., in the town hall itself that will be in coordination and communication with the information point provided by the Autonomous Community.
Through it, those affected can find out what are the steps to follow in the process of requesting damages to insurance, consortium and for the aid and subsidies that are established from the different administrations.
The effects of the storm in the municipality have caused significant damage to homes, orchards, roads, municipal buildings and infrastructure.
In order to begin the assessment of all these damages, the City Council has called an extraordinary urgent plenary session for next Thursday, September 19, to request the request of the Lorquí declaration as "an area seriously affected by a civil protection emergency" (catastrophic zone) and thus have access to the aid and subsidies that are established.
Also, this afternoon a meeting will be held at the Cultural Center, at 8:00 p.m., with those affected by the floods that have their homes insured to report the first steps they have to follow.
From the City Council, residents are reminded that the communication to the insurance companies or the Insurance Compensation Consortium, where appropriate, must be made within a maximum period of 7 days after the damage occurred or since the knowledge of the same.
On Tuesday afternoon at 8:00 pm there will also be a meeting with residents of the Los Palacios area to transfer information on what the procedure should be.
Municipal services continue to work in the mud cleaning and stone removal work, which began this weekend, both in the orchard and access areas as well as in the town and industrial areas, to ensure normalcy in the municipality.
Works that will intensify in the coming days with more resources and endowments.
The collection point for useless goods will continue to be installed on Calle Las Carrascas (in front of the El Huerto restaurant).
For its part, the withdrawal of animals on public roads and individuals will be carried out by the Emergency Coordination Center 112.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorquí