Masada and Visionscape provide relief packages for flood and mudslide victims

By Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya
Masada Waste Management Company and Visionscape Sanitation Solutions have partnered together to provide relief items to the mudslide and flood victims of Monday 14th August 2017 in Freetown. The two partners distributed food, hygiene products, tents for shelter, bedding, bottles of drinking water and other essential relief items to help aid the displaced flood and mudslide victims as they cope with the tragic loss.

More than four hundred people have so far been buried during the past days while hundreds of people remain displaced. The relief items provided by the two companies were presented to the Office of National Security at Tower Hill on behalf of the affected Communities. It was witnessed by other stakeholders working together to ensure that victims are taken care of.
Madam Ami Dumbuya from Masada Waste Management Company said they provided the relief items in other to share their grief with the people of Sierra Leone and offer their support to the mudslide and flooding victims. As a responsible company, they have decided to assist the people while they cope with their tragic incidence that occurred recently. She reechoed and hoped that Sierra Leone will learn something out of this tragic event and be able to adopt proper waste management activities in their communities.
Lanrie Ashiru from Visionscape Sanitation Solutions who happens to be in the country before the incident took place, on behalf of the two donating Companies said they thought it fit to make a meaningful contribution to alleviate the homelessness and problems that arise with the flood and mudslide victims. He hoped what they have done will count and will be used for the right purposes.
Sinneh Mansaray a member of the Disaster Response Team at the Office of National Security thanked Masada and Visionscape Companies for providing the relief assistance to the victims. He said the donation will be properly utilized especially when it came at a time they needed them most.
Within the first 48hrs of the disaster, the Masada and Visionscape team diverted resources and were on the ground visiting the victims of the majorly affected Communities to show support and deliver much needed supplies.
Visionscape Sanitation Solutions is a subsidiary of Visionscape Group, which is a global environmental utility group that is providing turnkey solutions in areas of sanitation, energy and wastewater treatment. Masada Waste Management Company is a fully fledged waste management service provider in Freetown with twenty years waste management concession from the government of Sierra Leone and the Freetown City Council for waste management services.

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