APA – Rabat (Morocco) – The Moroccan government will mobilise all its resources for the initial reconstruction phase, which will include the rehabilitation of schools, hospitals and other crucial infrastructure affected by the earthquake, said the Head of Government, Aziz Akhannouch.
He added that these projects would receive funding from the special solidarity account dedicated to managing the consequences of the earthquake.
Prime Minister Aziz Akhannouch chaired the fourth meeting of the interministerial commission responsible for setting up an emergency programme to rehabilitate and help rebuild homes destroyed by the Al Haouz earthquake, which was held in Rabat on Monday 25 September 2023. The meeting provided an opportunity to review progress in implementing projects under the integrated, multi-sector emergency programme.
The meeting also provided an opportunity to discuss the plan to set up a dedicated agency, whose main task will be to effectively supervise the implementation of reconstruction and rehabilitation projects, as well as planned investments in the affected areas.
The Head of Government emphasised that the executive will mobilise all its resources for the initial reconstruction phase, including the rehabilitation of schools, hospitals and essential infrastructure affected by the earthquake. These projects will be funded from the special solidarity account set up to deal with the consequences of the earthquake.
He added that further meetings would be held in the coming days to coordinate efforts and finalise the vision for implementing development projects in the affected areas. He also assured that the government’s commitment to rebuilding homes, rehabilitating damaged infrastructure, and strengthening social and economic development in these regions, continues with renewed vigour.