Political Parties Joint Council to Take Part in Rehabilitating Landslide Victims Featured

18 Mar 2017
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Addis Ababa March 18/2017 Members of the Political Parties Joint Council expressed their readiness to work with the government in the efforts towards rehabilitating families survived from the rubbish landslide in a sustainable manner.

Members of the council have visited families who are victim of the landslide that left 113 people in Kolfe-Keraneyo Sub-City in the outskirts of Addis Ababa on Friday.

The rubbish landslides that buried a number of makeshift homes occur on Saturday night March 11, 2017.

Following the incident, the House of Peoples’ Representatives declared a three-day national mourning and the City Administration, communities, different organizations and institutions are providing consolation and support.

Ethiopian Justice and Democratic Forces Front (EJDFF) Chairperson, Geresu Gessa said alongside the government, member parties will engage in mobilizing the public to rehabilitate families who lost their loved ones.

Coalition for Unity and Democracy Party Chairperson Ayele Chamiso on his part said that rehabilitating the victims is not an issue to be left just for the government.

In this regard, the Chairperson said that members of the council will play role in mobilizing the public.

Ethiopian Unity Movement Party Deputy President Samuel Birhanu on his part affirmed their readiness to support victims alongside the public.

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