Apresented on Saturday before the Finance Committee of the Moroccan parliament, the document indicates that 32% of these properties were completely destroyed and that the Government will provide support to the affected families in the amount of 30 thousand dirhams — 2,760 euros — over the course of 12 months.
The report adds that the affected families will receive, before the end of September, compensation of 140 thousand dirhams (12,900 euros) for the reconstruction of houses that completely collapsed and 80 thousand dirhams (7,360 euros) to restore houses with partial damage. .
Felt across the High Atlas region, the earthquake with a magnitude between 6.8 and 7 on the Richter scale caused almost three thousand deaths and 5,500 injuries, in the provinces of Marrakesh, Al Haouz, Chichaoua, Taroudant, Ouarzazate and Azilal.
The damage affected 35% of the locations recorded in these provinces, administered by 163 urban and rural municipalities, according to the report to which EFE had access.
Morocco allocated a budget of 120 billion dirhams (around 11 million euros) to rebuild infrastructure in the affected territories and implement a new socio-economic development plan in that region of the North African country.
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