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Number of individuals living in streets drop in Southern Red Sea region

The Chairman of the Southern Red Sea Regional Assembly, Mr. Ali Nur Ali, stated that the number of individuals living in streets has dramatically dropped thanks to the Government’s endeavors to expand equitable social service and improve the people’s standard of living, coupled with the society’s noble culture of mutual collaboration.
Assab, 23 October 2010 – The Chairman of the Southern Red Sea Regional Assembly, Mr. Ali Nur Ali, stated that the number of individuals living in streets has dramatically dropped thanks to the Government’s endeavors to expand equitable social service and improve the people’s standard of living, coupled with the society’s noble culture of mutual collaboration.

Speaking at a lecture given in Assab town, he explained that the cherished values of the Eritrean society and vigorous efforts of the Government are making significant contribution in tackling social problems and alleviating the burden of those  living in streets.

The director general of infrastructure development and social service in the region,  Mr. Andemichael Solomon, indicated on his part that there exist no person who lives in streets, except in Assab town. The ones in Assab town could also have been easily helped to lead a normal and better life. He further called on the public to enhance contribution in combating prostitution and living in streets.

The head of the Ministry of Labor and Human Welfare branch in the region, Mr. Mohammed Jabir, pointed out that various training courses and assistances have been extended  since 2005 in support of street children and those living in the open.

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