• Chambacú. The inhabitants of the community ofChambacú in the municipality of Sipí on the San Juan river, three hours away from Istmina by speedboat, load food parcels delivered by the ICRC.
    • Chambacú. The inhabitants of the community ofChambacú in the municipality of Sipí on the San Juan river, three hours away from Istmina by speedboat, load food parcels delivered by the ICRC.
      © ICRC / J. Gay-Crosier / co-e-02197
  • Panamacito. In Panamacito on the San Juan river, families of five receive parcels of food for a month. For one person, the allocation is two rations of food for about 15 days.
    • Panamacito. In Panamacito on the San Juan river, families of five receive parcels of food for a month. For one person, the allocation is two rations of food for about 15 days.
      © ICRC / J. Gay-Crosier
  • Cocové. The starting point for the distribution of aid in communities on the San Juan river was Buenaventura in the department of Valle. One of the beneficiary communities was Cocové, where the boats deliveredfood after a one-and-a-half day sea and river voyage.
  • Potedó. Each person in the community of Potedó on the San Juan river receives humanitarian aid according to the ICRC register, which was compiled with the help of the community council and the local village authorities.
  • Perrú. A large boat delivers food and fuel to Perrú on the San Juan river, one of the communities located on the banks which lost their crops to floods lasting several weeks following exceptionally heavy rains. In previous rainy seasons the flooding lasted no more than a week.
  • Fujiadó. Food deliveries continue. Here the village of Fujiadó on the San Juan river is the recipient. The voyage along the San Juan from Buenaventura, Valle, took more than three days.
  • Corriente de Palo. Thanks to the support of the Colombian Red Cross, the village of Corriente de Palo on the Copomá river in the municipality of Litoral del San Juan receives food and seed to ensure the recovery of the corn and rice crops. The community can now go ahead with sowing and harvesting, and has additional seed for further planting.
  • Guachal. Delivery of corn and rice seed to the community of Guachal on the Copomá river in Litoral del San Juan.
  • Puerto Murillo. Inhabitants of Puerto Murillo gather the rice harvest, seed for which was distributed months earlier to ease the difficult food situation in the area. The rice survived the flooding that occurred when the Copomá river burst its banks.
  • Puerto Murillo. This rice thresher, which was delivered by the ICRC to the village of Puerto Murillo, is managed by the same community that was trained to operate it.

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