Indonesian press reports damages in Cuba due to Hurricane Ian

Jakarta, September 28- The main Indonesian media have been reporting the damage caused by the devastating Hurricane Ian in the Greater Antilles.

The articles have referred to the work of the members of the Cuban Civil Defense for the evacuation of the inhabitants before the arrival of the powerful Hurricane, which hit Havana and the province of Pinar del Río as a category 3 hurricane, with a balance of three deaths, destroyed houses and causing fall of trees, flooding and road blockage. Several press reports indicated that Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel participated in monitoring the situation, both in the capital and in the province of Pinar del Río, with the purpose of analyzing the recovery process as a whole.

Reports have also indicated that the province of Pinar del Río, the most affected by the weather event, left a balance of three fatalities, 50,000 evacuees and serious damage to tobacco crops, the most important crop in that area and one of the the main exportable rubles of the Caribbean nation.

At the same time, the recovery efforts are highlighted, especially the hard work of the linearos and workers from all over Cuba, who went to Pinar del Río to help accelerate the recovery of the province, especially the restoration of electrical service.

Embassy of Cuba in Indonesia.

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