Bengo: Rain victims get assistance

Caxito – At least 56 families affected by the rains that hit in March the locality of Kirindo, municipality of Dande, northern Bengo province, received Monday 200 zinc sheets, Angop leant from the Provincial Commission for Civil Protection.

According to the deputy coordinator of the Provincial Civil Protection Commission in Bengo, Commissioner Mateus JA´┐Żlio Manuel Vunda, the move aims to lessen the plight of the local families.

Domingos Manuel, one of the beneficiaries, said that he was pleased with the assistance which, according to him, will allow him to cover his house.

Kirindo is located about 4 km of the Caxito city, capital of Bengo province.

Home to 380 inhabitants, the residents are mostly dedicated to agriculture and artisanal fishing.

Source: Angola Press News Agency