Mexican Consulate provides assistance to the Mexican community hit by tornado

The Mexican Consulate in Little Rock, expresses its solidarity with the communities affected by the tornado that completely destroyed several cities in central Arkansas and in northeastern Oklahoma on 27 April,. And reports that it is continuously working to identify potential national victims, in order to provide appropriate consular assistance.


David Preciado, Consul of Mexico in Little Rock, conducted a tour of the affected areas in the counties of Faulkner, Pulaski and White in central Arkansas, counties that have been declared a disaster area by the Governor of Arkansas, Mike Beebe and President Barack Obama.


"Although there were casualties as a result of damage caused by the natural fury, so far, no fatalities have been reported of Mexican nationals," said Consul Preciado." We will maintain constant contact with the appropriate state and local authorities to coordinate any assistance to the Mexican community affected. The Consulate have enabled the following telephone number (501) 952-3462 for emergencies," he said.

Authorities and organizations have provided the following shelters for the affected communities.

In Faulkner County: Mayflower Middle School, 17 Leslie Street, Mayflower. Antioch Church located at 150 Amity Rd, Conway. Mayflower High School Gym, Mayflower. Oak Bowery Baptist Church at 889 Otto Rd, Conway. Beryl Baptist Church at 873 U.S. 64 Business, Vilonia. St. Joseph Catholic Church at 1115 College Ave, Conway. In Pulaski County: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church at 27025 Kanis Road, Little Rock. For additional information visit, www.Hola-Arkansas.com
Hola Arkansas Staff

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