Oman

Oman: Military continues water supply to affected areas

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MUSCAT - For the fifth consecutive day yesterday, the Ministry of Defence, the Sultan"s Armed Forces and the Royal Guard of Oman worked hard to overcome the devastating impact the cyclone Gonu that the hit the Sultanate last week. Efforts focused on supplying water to people in the Sharqiyah region, particularly the wilayats of Sur, and many areas in the Governorate of Muscat, including Seeb, al Khodh, al Maabaila, al Mawaleh, al Ghubra and al Azaiba. While some units flew water supplies to distant areas, others provided continuous supply to the citizens and residents in affected places by water tankers. The military opened wells that contained good drinking water and used its contents maintain supply.