Eritrea

Assistance to families in Foro Sub-zone

Asmara, 11 December 2015 - The Ministry of Labour and Human Welfare has stated that urgent assistance will be extended to families affected by floods in Foro Sub-zone, Northern Red Sea region.

The Minister of Labour and Human Welfare, Mr. Kahsai Gebrehiwet, and Mrs. Tsigereda Woldegergis, the Regional Administrator, visited this week the areas affected by heavy rains in the sub-zone.

Residential homes of about 120 families as well as three thousand hectares of crops under cultivation were destroyed by the unusually heavy rains and subsequent flooding. The Administration has already embarked on repair of damaged infrastructural facilities.