Mr. Roberto Lima, a member of the PAHO (Pan American Health
Organization) team sent to the Chaco, reported today that the
Organization continues to provide uninterrupted assistance to victims,
working alongside staff of SEN (the National Emergency Secretariat), the
Red Cross, voluntary firefighters, and Ministry of Health personnel.
The assistance includes medical care to affected communities and
assistance for people in temporary shelters, who are sleeping in tents
and receiving food, water, and clothing, having lost most of their