"We leave with a message and with a very positive image of the enormous capacity for improvement and solidarity," King Felipe told reporters after personally checking with the Queen the consequences of torrential rains in the Mallorcan Levante.
Don Felipe and Mrs. Letizia have been today for two and a half hours the town of Sant Llorenç des Cardassar, epicenter of the catastrophe, and at the end of the visit the king wanted to highlight the great solidarity of the Mallorcan.
"One realizes the dimension of the tragedy in a place so small and so concentrated," said Don Felipe of the conversations he and the queen have held with the affected neighbors.
"That is the worst part – he has continued after mentioning the twelve dead and the boy still missing – but we also leave with a message and with a very positive image of the enormous capacity for improvement, of the impressive solidarity of so many people who have crowded here, of all the Llevant, all the region and of all Majorca ".
These people, said Don Felipe, has gone to the affected towns to "help as much as possible, to help people who are having a bad time and who have had a very bad time and who have an extremely difficult immediate future ahead of them".
"That's what it is, to unite all possible means and resources to help, and we have seen very well reflected in all the immediate effort," he said to add that he and the Queen trust that "there is also continuity in the help for people to recover their normality as much as possible. "
"In any case," he summarized, "the message we take is, on a special day like today, the enormous pride for the people here, for the solidarity of the whole world." All of Spain has been very aware of what It has happened here and it also carries a very impressive message of reaction. "