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Forest fires: Djerad chairs meeting to compensate affected persons

Published on : Wednesday, 05 August 2020 19:20   Read : 479 time(s)
Forest fires: Djerad chairs meeting to compensate affected persons

ALGIERS- Prime Minister, Abdelaziz Djerad chaired on Wednesday in Algiers, an inter-ministerial meeting to compensate people affected by forest fires and the means mobilized to deal with this phenomenon which has affected several regions of the country.

The meeting was marked by the presence of Finance Minister, Minister of Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Minister of Housing, Urban Planning, and the City, as well as Directors General of Forests and Civil Protection.

This meeting will be devoted to examining the latest damages caused by forest fires in some of the country’s regions and their impact on the inhabitants, said Djerad on this occasion. 

"We will also discuss, in the presence of ministers from all the sectors concerned, the means currently available, with the aim of mobilizing them to deal with these fires," he said, stressing, however, "the availability of resources to alleviate this cyclical crisis.

A set of important measures will be announced during this meeting, particularly those relating to material and financial compensation for people affected by the forest blazes, which were decided by the President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, added Djerad. 

 

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Forest fires: Djerad chairs meeting to compensate affected persons