Local company donates relief aids for flood victims
By Wek Atak Kacjang
The International Contractors Developers (ICD) limited, a local company has donated food items to the Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC) for flood victims and people who had been affected by the lockdown in the country.
The food items donated include maize floor, beans and cooking oil to help those who could not afford put food on the table for themselves due to floods, according to the company.
The group said they were showing solidarity to the vulnerable population as well as other members of the communities in the face of the COVID-19 and heavy flooding reported in across the states.
Speaking during the donation on Friday, John Wiyual Reath, Acting Director General for Administration and Finance at the Relief and Rehabilitation Commission said the food items would help vulnerable people affected by floods in some states.
“As we have received donation of food items, we will give to internal displaced persons who are here in Juba as well as in the States,” he said
“We want to ensure that vulnerable who are susceptible to the COVID-19 and people who are affected by floods to get something they can eat and stay homes to protect themselves from acquiring the disease,” Reath added.
Franco Akol Wieu, the Country Director for International Contractors Developers said helping the communities was part of their working thematic operations in the country.
“We are committed to working together with national and community based organizations to make difference,” he said
Wieu stated that they were eager to supporting sustainable development and all the growth activities in South Sudan adding that “we do these to elevate our brothers and sisters in South Sudan”
Last month, International Contractors Developers donated coronavirus protective kits to South Sudan People’s Defense Force (SSPDF).