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Colombia is with you: a million families, advance in Chocó

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26 Apr 2020

The Colombia Is With You: One Million Families campaign, led by the Ministry of the Interior, continues to benefit social leaders, human rights defenders, community councils, black and religious communities in Quibdó, Chocó, with the delivery of decent markets."

This is a joint effort to ensure security and bring markets to the communities that need it most. The National Government is committed to Chocó and we are present, "said Interior Minister Alicia Arango Olmos.

Today, the Vice Minister of Political Relations, Daniel Palacios, was present in Quibdó, Chocó, guaranteeing the delivery of markets, which is carried out through a rigorous list. In addition, he reiterated the commitment to support vulnerable populations during mandatory preventive isolation, decreed by the National Government to combat Covid 19.

"We are guaranteeing the presence of the State during preventive isolation. That the entire department of Chocó knows that our men from the military are making a presence in the territory. They will continue to do so and it is they who are taking these markets to those who most They need it," said Vice Minister Palacios.

Colombia is with you: One Million Families' has the support of the Ministry of Defense, the National Disaster Risk Management Unit, Colombia Efficient Purchase, the Ombudsman, the Military Forces and the Colombian National Fire Department. The population targeted is the religious, indigenous, black, palenqueras, raizales, afro, rom, LGBTI communities, social leaders, human rights defenders and members of the community action boards.

This campaign has also reached Cundinamarca, Sucre, Cauca, Bogotá D.C, Amazonas, La Guajira, San Andrés, Norte de Santander and Nariño.

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