Urgent relief, rehabilitation for tropical cyclone in Oman over

Energy Monday 04/June/2018 22:30 PM
By: Times News Service
Urgent relief, rehabilitation for tropical cyclone in Oman over

Muscat: The National Committee for Civil Defence has announced the end of the National Centre for Emergency Management state of alert.
Other key supportive sectors will continue operations related to repairing the damage and providing resources to enable a full recovery and resumption of normal conditions, starting from Monday June 4 2018.
The National Committee for Civil Defence hailed the efforts made by the National Centre for Emergency Management, represented by the National Multi Hazard Early Warning System (NMHEWS), the media, the Civil Defence sub-committees in Dhofar and Al Wusta, the Sultan’s Armed Forces, the Royal Oman Police, the Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance, governmental orgnaisations, private sector organisations, NGOs, and individuals, in addressing the effects of the cyclone. The committee commended the response of citizens and residents to the advice and instructions issued by the relevant authorities.
Meanwhile, ministers have reviewed the damage sustained by various sectors in the governorate of Dhofar in the wake of cyclone Mekunu.
Sayyid Mohammed bin Sultan Al Busaidi, Minister of State, Governor of Dhofar, Sheikh Mohammed bin Sa’ayed Al Kalbani, Minister of Social Development, and a number of officials paid a visit to villages in the wilayats of Rakhyut and Dhalkut to inspect the damage and to identify the requirements of citizens whose properties were affected.
He said that the government will evaluate their situations with regard to being afforded compensation, in accordance with social assistance regulations.
Dr. Fouad bin Jaafar Al Sajwani, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, accompanied by Ministry of Agriculture officials visited the Governorate of Dhofar on June 2 and 3. The purpise of the visit was to review the damage incurred by the agriculture and fisheries sector following cyclone Mekunu.