300 inmates from Plan Cero Ocio were deployed to work in mitigation of tropical storm Bonnie

The General Director of Penal Centers, Osiris Luna Meza, reported this Sunday that a team of 300 inmates in the confidence phase of the Zero Leisure Plan were deployed in different parts of San Salvador to participate in the mitigation and reconstruction work of communities affected by the rains.

«We have deployed 300 inmates in the confidence phase of the Zero Leisure Plan to carry out risk mitigation works in vulnerable areas of San Salvador,» said the head of Penal Centers in a series of messages published on his social networks.

«The work is articulated through various institutions of the Government of President Nayib Bukele,» he added.

The tasks that those deprived of liberty will carry out consist of work to mitigate the damage to homes, roads and other affected infrastructure, as well as tasks to clean up the debris left by water currents or flooding.

The General Directorate of Penal Centers has reiterated its commitment to work as a team together with different institutions of the Government of President Bukele, in order to support the families that have been affected by the rains of tropical storm Bonnie in different areas of San Salvador.

«Those deprived of liberty work according to the population that lives in vulnerable areas, making their workforce available to Civil Protection,» Luna pointed out in his messages to the population.