The contract for construction of 150 shelters for victims of Ab-e-Barik village of Argu district, Badakhshan province was signed between the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development and Concern Worldwide on 21 September 2014.
On behalf of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, Minister Wais Ahmad Barmak – Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development and Vice-Chairman of National Disaster Committee signed the contract.
As per the contract, Concern Worldwide committed to construct the shelters in upcoming two months at budget of USD 999089 by the financial support of India.
The project will be implemented by the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development in collaboration with Concern Worldwide, Afghan Aid and Afghan Norway Committee.
According to this contract, the residents of Ab-e-Barik village of Argu district will gain access to potable water and several other social services.
With the construction of these shelters the inhabitants of mentioned area will see positive changes in their livings conditions.