The recent harsh cold weather that has hit the Andes of Peru has been very difficult for the local people. The government has put in place multiple measures to try to reduce the risk for the families living in the region and even the European Union Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) had added an extra €127 200 to help the areas most affected by the extreme cold.
The aid will be sent to the families living in the Ananea Quilcapuncu, Sina and Putina, districts in the San Antonio de Putina province, region of Puno over a period of 3 months. There are about 620 families living in this area. (more…)