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Wed, 07 Aug 2019 11:38 - Updated Wed, 07 Aug 2019 11:37

Construction Ministry donates goods to drought-hit victims

Ondjiva- The Ministry of Construction and Public Works delivered on Tuesday in Ondjiva city, 38 tonnes of food to aid the victims of the drought that has plagued the southern Cunene province since October 2018.

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Construction Minister, Manuel Tavares (right) donates goods to drought-hit victims

Photo: JOSÉ CACHIVA

The drought has already affected 880,176 people and killed 30,000 heads of bovine cattle, goats and pigs.

The donation includes rice, corn, wheat flour, bean, sugar, vegetable oil, spaghetti and mineral water.

On the occasion, the minister of Construction and Public Works, Manuel Tavares, said that the donation was made possible thanks to the collection carried out in firms of the sector.

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