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Vice President visit people affected by strong winds and provide relief assistance in Thyolo district
05 Nov 2019

Vice President visit people affected by strong winds and provide relief assistance in Thyolo district

Vice President and Minister responsible for Disaster Management Affairs, Everton Herbert Chimulirenji on Monday (4th November, 2019) visited people who were recently affected by strong winds that damaged 1,542 houses and five schools in Thyolo District.

Speaking when he addressed the affected in Thekerani, after visiting Chikungwa Primary School and Nkhataombere Village in T/A Nsabwe, the Vice President assured the affected people of continued government’s support. He said Government will reach out to all the affected people and ensure that damaged classroom blocks are rehabilitated forthwith.

Government, through the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) has reached out to the affected with 600 bags of rice (each weighing 50kg), 850 metres of plastic sheets for temporary roofing and 400 iron sheets.