IDP families in Tsorona sub-zone begin settling in the newly constructed residential houses

About 625 families who were displaced as a result of the TPLF regime’s war of aggression and currently being regrouped in Mihrad Chele, Tsorona sub-zone, have now settled in the newly constructed residential houses. They expressed satisfaction for settling in the newly constructed residential houses before the onset of the rainy season thanks to the 20 million Nakfa worth building materials made available by the Government. Tsorona, 9 July 2010 - About 625 families who were displaced as a result of the TPLF regime’s war of aggression and currently being regrouped in Mihrad Chele, Tsorona sub-zone, have now settled in the newly constructed residential houses. They expressed satisfaction for settling in the newly constructed residential houses before the onset of the rainy season thanks to the 20 million Nakfa worth building materials made available by the Government. 

One of the beneficiaries, Ms. Fatuma Ahmed said that previously she used to live in makeshift tent, but at present she is living in a properly constructed residential house.

Mr. Saleh Mohammed Idris stated on his part that the nationals have managed to engage in trading and agricultural activities, besides sending their children to school.

The coordinator of IDP projects in the Southern region, Eng. Beshir Abdusemed, pointed out that 80% of the construction of the residential houses has been finalized and the beneficiaries have already settled in it. He further stated that IDP families from the villages of Debasit, Dibi, Igri-Mekel, Enda-Sherif, Korbelie, Mihrad-Chele and Kolemia would become beneficiaries of the project. About 17,000 Nakfa worth building materials and a sum of money amounting to 15,000 Nakfa have been extended to each family, he added.