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Housing min. directs officials to set up database of rainwater drainage system

Friday، 23 October 2020 - 05:28 PM

Minister of Housing and Urban Utilities Asem el Gazzar on Friday affirmed the importance of creating a geographic database entailing the components of the rainwater drainage system.

He also directed detecting the hot spots of rainwater accumulation in each governorate along with finding swift and permanent solutions for handling the problem of water accumulation and its impact on the main highways.

The minister made the remarks during the second meeting of the Housing Ministry's crisis management committee, which is tasked with following up preparations carried out nationwide to deal with the hazards of the looming heavy rains and floods this winter.


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