Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Saviour Kasukuwere revealed that the government will be appealing for additional funds on Monday (today). The money is needed to help the families who were displaced by funds induced by Cyclone Dineo which affected mainly Masvingo and Matabaleland. Kasukuwere said that the families are sleeping in tents without adequate food or clean water.
Speaking at the handover of food and malaria kits donated by Zimplants, Kasukuwere said:
Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko will appeal for more help this coming Monday as victims are struggling to survive without food and clean water as malaria outbreak has also been reported in some parts of the low veld.
There is a lot of construction expected for the washed away bridges and roads, clinics and schools in most parts of the areas affected especially in the low veld,
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