The response of the Government of Mexico, to the floods in Tabasco, confirms that the Natural Disaster Fund (Fonden) is not necessary, said the head of the Ministry of Welfare, Javier May Rodríguez.
The agency reported that, during a work tour of the Tabasco communities affected by the rains, the official indicated that the support was delivered immediately and directly to the people, without intermediaries.
May Rodríguez explained that the aid to the population of the flooded communities was carried out “in a transparent manner in front of the eyes of the people, without political, electoral or other uses.
In a statement, the Ministry of Welfare highlighted that its owner explained that with the management of Fonden there was corruption, consisting of money leakage, millionaire deviations and electoral use of resources, without making direct accusations.
Here in Tabasco we saw how, despite the people’s need, there were politicians who kept Fonden’s resources in warehouses and then took them out to promote their candidacies, even sacks of sand were used for political purposes ”, expressed May Rodríguez.
The head of the main social programs of the Government of Mexico added that, by presidential instructions, the resources to support the victims of Tabasco were given under other conditions.
Promptly, without intermediaries, honestly, without allowing anyone to try to profit from the needs of the people and all with the best transparency that exists, which is to act in front of the eyes of the people, “said the official.
May Rodríguez added that the fact that Fonden does not exist does not imply that there are no resources to attend to emergencies.
What disappears is corruption, negligence, the political use of the misfortune of others ”, he asserted.
He explained that in the past rains that affected Tabasco, the DN-III Plan was applied with the support of the Ministry of National Defense (Sedena) and Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) enabled medical brigades.
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