Authorities from Defensa Civil (Indeci) confirmed that 5 people was found killed during the recent earthquake in Moyobamba which also destroyed or affected 500 houses and left behind more than 4.000 people injured.
President Toledo arrived yesterday to Lamas during the afternoon where he announced the immediate reconstruction of the homes of the injured and promised that they would not be allowed to sleep without shelter. This will require an investment of 1 million Nuevos soles.
Help arrived to Lamas since yesterday. Psychologists, psychiatrists and epidemiologists were sent to the affected area where they will attend the cases of post trauma stress.