It will also be used in roof, walls and floor repairs of schools and medical facilities, security walls, provision of school equipment, teaching materials and other supplies.
The works will help restore access to basic health services, education, and availability of adequate transport infrastructure, which are vital for economic growth in the most affected areas.
During the past 30 years, USAID has provided approximately $ 400 million to rehabilitate and reconstruct key infrastructure damaged by disasters caused by natural disasters (bridges, roads, schools and health clinics) in El Salvador.
The president of Guatemala has announced a master infrastructure program for the construction and expansion of roads and bridges.
President Otto Perez Molina announced the launch of several major infrastructure projects, among which are two roads: one from port to port (from Santo Tomas de Castilla, Izabal, to Quetzal, Escuintla) and one border to border (from Mexico to El Salvador).
The Salvadoran Congress has authorized loan applications of up to $30 million for the Rural Connectivity Programme in the North and East of the country.
The amount will be managed by the Ministry of Finance and will be signed with the OPEN Fund for International Development (OFID), and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), reported DiarioCoLatino.com.
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