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Eritrea: Construction of Eight Water Reservoirs Underway in Eritrea

2014/06/06

The Agriculture Ministry's branch in Nakfa sub-zone, Northern Red Sea region, indicated that construction of a total of 8 water reservoirs is underway with a view to conference the water request in the locality.

Mr. Jabera Mohammed Ali, chief of the branch office, disclosed that availability of such facility would solve the prevailing water shortage in the locality.

In connection with a tour she made in the sub-zone, Ms. Tsigereda Woldegiorgis, Administrator of the region, pointed out that commendable efforts are being exerted towards securing additional water supply on the basis of construction of ponds and micro-dams.

Mr. Hidray Firezgi, in charge of the follow-up of the projects, stated that communities, students and members of the People's Army in the sub-zone are participating in undertakings scheduled three times a week, and that 70% of the task has been finalized.

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