Elimination of the consequences of earthquakes Mexico will require more than $ 2 billion

The elimination of the consequences of the three earthquakes that occurred in Mexico in September will require more than 37 billion pesos (over $ 2 billion). This was reported on Wednesday, September 27, by President of the Latin American country Enrique Peña Nieto.

According to preliminary calculations, 10 billion pesos (about 550 million dollars) will have to be allocated for repair of damaged housing and construction of a new one. Another 13 billion (about 715 million dollars) must be provided for the reconstruction of the affected schools, and 8 billion pesos (440 million dollars) – objects of cultural heritage. As for residents of the states of Chiapas and Oaxaca, they will receive 6.5 billion pesos ($ 375 million) to repair their homes.

Underground tremors of magnitude 8.2, 7.1 and 6.1 were recorded in Mexico on September 7, 19 and 23, respectively, TASS recalls. To date, more than 400 victims of the disaster have been reported, hundreds of people have been injured of varying degrees of severity.