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Humanitarian assistance from Colombia is with you: a million families arrived in Córdoba.

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Bogotá D.C.
02 May 2020

"The Colombia campaign is with you: a million families, led by the Ministry of the Interior and whose purpose is to deliver a million markets to the vulnerable population that is the object of the entity's attention during compulsory preventive isolation, arrived in Córdoba", thus This was stated by the Head of the political portfolio, Alicia Arango Olmos.


"We are serving the department of Córdoba. Each market delivered will benefit a family made up of four to five people", said the Interior Minister.


"With decent markets, the campaign is benefiting the vulnerable families of the indigenous, black, palenqueras, Afros, Rom, Raizales, religious, LGBTI, social leaders, human rights defenders and members of community action boards," said Arango Olmos.


"We are fulfilling the territory of Córdoba. We started the first delivery of humanitarian aid in good time on the birthday of this historic city for the country,” said Vice Minister of Political Relations, Daniel Palacios, who was present in Montería, Córdoba.


Each market has basic products from the family basket such as brown sugar, beans, vegetable oil in plastic containers, whole milk powder, lentils, cornmeal, panela, tuna, rice, salt, coffee, chocolate, fortified wheat flour and pasta, spaghetti type.


'Colombia is with you: One Million Families' will continue to reach the 32 departments of the country, during the mandatory preventive isolation decreed in the health emergency due to the COVID-19 coronavirus and has the support of the Ministry of Defense, the National Unit of Disaster Risk Management, Colombia Compra Eficiente, the Office of the Ombudsman, the Military Forces and the Colombian National Fire Department.

During the campaign, markets have been delivered in Cundinamarca, La Guajira, Chocó, Nariño, San Andrés, Norte de Santander, Amazonas, Cauca, Bogotá D.C., Valle del Cauca, Sucre, Antioquia and Cesar.


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