UNICEF rehabilitates buildings in Aleppo City to provide alternative housing for the affected families

Aleppo, SANA-The ongoing steps to rehabilitate a number of buildings in Aleppo City with the aim of providing suitable alternative housing for the families affected by the crimes of the Takfiri terrorists was the main point of discussion during a meeting Wednesday between Aleppo Governor Mohammad Marwan al-Olabi and Head of the UNICEF Office in Aleppo Ahmedou Bahah.

Governor al-Olabi stressed that the buildings will not be emptied before ensuring suitable alternative housing for the affected families, indicating that relief work in the province is a joint effort exerted by all parties in cooperation with the humanitarian organizations which play a complementary role to the Governorate’s work.

For his part, Ahmedou indicated that UNICEF will start to rehabilitate the buildings and halls in Jabrin neighborhood in Aleppo City on Thursday after obtaining required licenses and facilitations.

He added that all required measures will be taken at first to rehabilitate the public utilities networks and the basic services , in addition to preparing buildings to be able to receive the affected families as soon as possible.

He pointed out that maintenance work is being done in coordination with Aleppo Governorate and it comes in the framework of the humanitarian efforts exerted by UNICEF to achieve a rapid humanitarian response.

Jabrin neighborhood is located to the east of Aleppo city and it embraces a number of buildings and halls that are under construction, and once the maintenance works finished, they will be able to receive thousands of the displaced families.

R.J/ Barry

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