On Monday, the Libyan Parliament-designated government announced the successful assessment of 85% of homes and properties in the city of Derna.
This coincides with the distribution of the eighth batch of compensation certificates, ranging from 400 to 500 certificates per installment.
In a statement, the government highlighted that the Damage Assessment and Evaluation Committee continues its work in the remaining areas of Derna, actively processing the distribution of compensation certificates.
Abubakr Al-Zwei, the Deputy Minister of Local Governance and Chairman of the Damage Assessment Committee, conducted an inspection tour to assess damages in Derna, collaborating with the Libyan National Army (LNA).
September’s storm Daniel caused severe material and human damage.
Last month, the Libyan Parliament-designated Prime Minister, Osama Hammad held a pivotal meeting with representatives of leading foreign companies from Arabia, Europe, and Asia.
The meeting’s primary agenda centered on the pressing issue of reconstructing the Wadi Derna dams, which suffered considerable damage. Hammad emphasized the importance of employing modern, scientific, and technical approaches to ensure the city’s safety, and the well-being of its residents.
He presented detailed geographic and geological maps of the valley and the city, outlining the challenges and potential solutions for the area’s reconstruction.
The discussions delved into the best construction and engineering solutions, that align with the unique landscape and needs of Derna.
Highlighting the government’s commitment, Hammad stressed the ongoing efforts by the Libyan Parliament and the LNA in Derna. Their consistent focus and regular inspections of the city underscore their dedication to overseeing the reconstruction processes, including debris removal, maintenance, and urban development. These efforts are crucial for the city’s resurgence and the long-term stability of the region.