The Puerto Lumbreras City Council in collaboration with the Red Cross and Civil Protection of Puerto Lumbreras, has started this morning the distribution of food and basic necessities to vulnerable people, and registered with the Food Bank of Social Services.
A work that is also carried out thanks to the municipal workers, and the collaboration of the companies Marlina and DÃ¼mmen Orange, and that will be done periodically while the current situation lasts due to a health alert before the COVID-19.
It is a home delivery to avoid displacement before the Alarm State in which the movement of people is restricted.
The beneficiaries are 54 families at risk of social exclusion with minors in their care, although other circumstances are also dealt with according to need, families without children or the elderly.
"As situations of lack of protection occur, we will attend to cases and make the corresponding home deliveries," said the mayor;
María Ángeles Tunisia.
On the other hand, he added that "the Puerto Lumbreras City Council and Social Services will continue to support our elders to avoid displacement, collaborating with them for whatever they require, such as acquiring medicines, purchasing food or hygiene products, or any other management they need to carry out. "
It should also be noted that those older people who are not receiving home help service but are in a situation of loneliness, contact Social Services to meet their needs, by phone 968 40 20 71.
These measures are in addition to others already announced by the Puerto Lumbreras City Council, such as the dining room scholarships, which are already being processed.
The Social Services technicians contact the beneficiary families of this type of scholarship to transfer financial aid to them by bank transfer.
To the non-beneficiary families of this scholarship who have minors in their care and difficulties in covering basic needs, financial support will be provided.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Puerto Lumbreras