Inhabitants of Emberemi Administrative area call for extensive community-based environmental hygiene
The inhabitants of Emberemi Administrative area, Northern Red Sea region, have called for extensive community-based environmental hygiene.
Massawa, 4 July 2013 – The inhabitants of Emberemi Administrative area, Northern Red Sea region, have called for extensive community-based environmental hygiene. They further indicated that their area is witnessing remarkable development in line with the government’s endeavor of improving the livelihood of citizens.
The inhabitants went on to explain that instance of communicable diseases is on the decline following widespread introduction of latrines, and said that further efforts should to be exerted as regards ensuring sustainable water supply in the area.
Mr. Saleh Al-Amin, Administrator of Emberemi area, pointed out that the role of pertinent bodies was significant in raising community awareness pertaining to use of latrines, and called for reinforcement of community ventures focusing on environmental hygiene.
Mr. Mana Yohanes, head of environmental hygiene in the Health Ministry’s branch in the region, stated that the community’s resort to use of latrines attests to the positive impact of the joint endeavors made to this end.