Washington, June 25. Florida U.S. President Joe Biden declared a state of emergency in the state of Florida on Friday and ordered federal assistance after a building collapsed in Miami, leaving at least four people dead and 160 missing, according to Prinza Latina.
“The White House has authorized the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to coordinate all disaster relief efforts aimed at alleviating the suffering and suffering of local people,” the White House said in a statement.
The report comes after the Champlin Towers South Condo partially collapsed at around 2am local time on Thursday, causing about 55 of more than 130 apartment buildings to fall to the ground.
The death toll rose to four as the Miami-Date County Mayor Daniel Levine Cava told The Washington Post that 35 people had been rescued as of Thursday afternoon, while 159 were still missing.
Levin Kawa declared a state of emergency, while rescuers were searching for survivors in the rubble of a tower facing the sea.
For his part, Florida Gov. Ron Tsadis ordered a similar move for Miami-Tade, which allows the director of the emergency management division to be appointed state coordinator for the duration of the situation and who will carry out the execution? Detailed plan of activities.
Miami-Tate Police Director Freddie Rameres stressed that identification of the bodies found last night would begin immediately.
Located on the 12-storey and 136-apartment complex and beachfront faade, the building opened in 1981 and has passed its 40-year mandatory inspection, EFE says.
According to experts, it can take months and years to determine the cause of the collapse.
Local 10 Channel reported that the first lawsuit against the local Champlain Towers Association was filed for $ 5 million on Thursday.