Filipe Nyusi announces four million dollars in aid for Quelimane

The Mozambican President announced an aid of 250 million meticais (about 4 million dollars) for the reconstruction of schools and other public infrastructures affected by storm Freddy, mainly in Zambezia province.
In total, in Zambezia, Nampula, Tete and Niassa provinces, 253,000 people were affected, of which 150,000 in Zambezia, where the storm left 51 dead, according to the latest update from the authorities.
In Quelimane, where he was on Thursday to see the situation, Filipe Nyusi also announced the creation of a Technical-Scientific Commission for climate change issues, which will serve to advise the Government, and expand the scope of work of the Post-Idai Recovery Office.
The Head of State listed 13 measures to help the recovery of the affected areas, such as the exemption of up to 500 kg of cargo in air transport for products that serve as an emergency in the affected provinces, and tariff reduction in cabotage transport and docking fees so that ships can take products, especially emergency products, to the affected populations.
Nyusi also visited the more than two thousand families in the accommodation center of the school that bears his name.