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Cuanza Norte: MINARS assists over 11,000 rain victims

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Ndalatando - At least 11,322 citizens were assisted with zinc sheets and various necessities during the year 2016, within the framework of the actions of the Provincial Directorate of Social Assistance and Reintegration of Cuanza Norte in support of victims of natural disasters.

According to data from the annual balance sheet of the institution, made available to Angop on Tuesday, the assisted citizens comprise a universe of 2,264 families that were left without their properties as a result of the rains that hit Cazengo, Lucala, Golungo Alto and Cambambe.

As part of the assistance aimed at restoring the homes of people affected by rains, he said, 5,400 zinc sheets were distributed.

According to the source, Minars' support was also extended to 147 people with physical disabilities who benefited from technical aids and means of transportation such as wheelchairs, manual tricycles, Canadian tricycles and walking sticks for the blind.

The balance also indicates the provision of diverse support to 124 citizens returning