PM Pravind Kumar Jugnauth vows to support flood struck families

The Prime Minister of Mauritius, Pravind Kumar Jugnauth has extended his support to the families who were hit by the recent floods

PM Pravind Kumar Jugnauth pledges support to flood struck families, Image: facebook
PM Pravind Kumar Jugnauth pledges support to flood struck families, Image: facebook

Mauritius: The Prime Minister of Mauritius, Pravind Kumar Jugnauth has extended his support to the families who were hit by the recent floods in the region. The Prime Minister met with three families namely Ramsahye, Kanhye and Dindoyal on Tuesday.

Official repirts from the Prime Minister’s office suggests that the families’ houses at Tranquebar were severely damaged. Notably, the region has witnessed heavy rainfall and flooding on 21 April 2024, today at the Treasury Building in Port-Louis.

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The Prime Minister of Mauritius took it upon himself to reassure the affected families that the administration will continue to support them. He asserted that the government of Mauritius is doing everything in their capacity to support them in their hour of need.

The Prime Minister was accompanying other ministers of the government of Mauritius. According to the members of the community, many families in the district have suffered the loss of property due to the floods.

The families appreciate the support that the Prime Minister has extended to them. The Minister of National Infrastructure and Community Development, Mahendranuth Sharma Hurreeram, accompanied the families.

The families welcomed the Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth warmly and expressed their gratitude to the government for their diligent efforts. Further, the government sources have also confirmed that the three families recieved cheques amounting from Rs 100, 000 to Rs 550, 000.

The cheques were handed over to the three families before the Prime Minister Jugnauth’s arrival for the meeting. Minister Hurreeram also shared that these families have been relocated to different houses following the severe flood wrecks.

He further noted that the housing and rent costs are being borne by the Government.

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He pointed out that inquiries concerning evaluation of assets that were damaged during the flooding are currently in progress.

He stated that in the meantime cheques were handed over to these families as part of the financial support that Government is extending to them so that they are able to gradually regain their normal lives.