million to compensate the Chingwizi people who were displaced by the floods in
in the Tugwi-Mukosi basin back in February 2014.
Fungai Mbetsa confirmed the development and said the money was already in the
beneficiaries will start to receive their money.
the remaining 80 percent owed to the flood victims who have been settled in
Chingwizi and we will start doing transfers soon.
verification process especially on banking details if they are still the same and
making sure that the beneficiaries are still the same,” said Mbetsa
benefited from the initial 20 percent pay-out in 2017-18 were the ones who were
going to benefit from the latest allocation.
the estate executor will come forward and get the money on behalf of the
determined by the number of property lost when they were moved mainly from
Chivi district to Chingwizi.
victims built their homes while the government finds them more land for
sure that the Chingwizi people get irrigable land because the area they were relocated
to is small and dry therefore not practise farming.
make sure that Chingwizi people do not remain social welfare cases where they
rely on food hand-outs. We are looking for land where they can do irrigation
and benefit from the water that displaced them.
were allocated to is not enough for them since their families are growing and
also that the land is dry,” said Mbetsa