The Board will allocate 2.7 million euros for emergency actions in the area affected by the Navalacruz fire, as announced this Wednesday by the councilors of Development and Environment, Juan Carlos Suárez-Quiñones, and of Agriculture, Livestock and Rural Development, Jesús Julio Carnero, after a meeting with the representatives of the agricultural professional organizations and with the mayors of the 14 municipalities.

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Jesús Julio Carnero, has underlined that the plan to support livestock affected by the Navalacruz fire, in Ávila, is “an open, flexible and ductile plan” that is going to be “adapted to the different responses to the situations that will arise “.

Carnero has expressed himself this way after the meetings held together with the head of Development and Environment, Juan Carlos Suárez-Quiñones, in Navalmoral de la Sierra (Ávila) with the representatives of the professional agrarian organizations of that province and Urcacyl and, later, with the mayors of the 14 municipalities involved and the representative of the Association of Ávila.

The counselor explained that the plan contains “two major actions” referring to supplies and rural infrastructures, he explained after a meeting with an agrarian organization in the Avila town of Navalmoral de la Sierra.

On the 23rd, a stable supply began that will last as long as necessary because that is the commitment assumed by President Alfonso Fernández Mañueco, “to guarantee and commit to each and every one of the affected farmers”, the counselor has assured.

So far, almost 260 tons of food have been registered and 37,700 liters of water have been supplied, in what is “a stable system that will remain in time beyond solidarity.”

Troughs
The other group of measures is that of infrastructures, related to watering holes, for which the Board has made 29 water troughs available to municipalities and ranchers.

“We are working in both cases, in the supply as well as the infrastructure to demand of the situation, and we will continue establishing watering holes where it is necessary, mainly the communal pastures “, has indicated.

Carnero has highlighted as a “fundamental and essential aspect” the “solidarity of the farmers of Avila, from another part of the province, Castilla y León and other parts of the national territory”, as well as the coordination of the Provincial Council.

On the other hand, he has pointed out that they will publish “a fencing order” that will help the 14 affected local entities and with an endowment of up to 200,000 euros.

He has also promised that they will attend to the situation of rural roads “at the request of what the different municipalities may request.

“We study the situation and get down to work to carry out an important plan and to work openly,” Carnero said.

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