By Cathy Elelman • 15 March 2020 • 15:20
THE Diputacion de Almeria has announced a financial package to help provincial councils adopt measures aimed at preventing coronavirus.
The administration President Javier A. Garcia has extended the Emergency decree, with the consensus of all the political groups, with the aim of providing local authorities with the economic and logistic resources they need to adopt contention measures.
The Diputacion has also established systems to enable provincial government staff to work at home and introduced new preventative measures to guarantee employees’ safety and the functioning of the administration.
“The Diputacion is going to be at the municipalities’ sides and is going to provide the necessary means to they can adopt measures which stop the propagation of the virus between the population and which make society aware that we are not living through holidays and that they avoid leaving their homes unless it is strictly necessary”, Garcia said.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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