Emergency Situations Ministry: Land to be allotted to residents who suffered landslide in Azerbaijani villages (UPDATE)
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Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 25 / Trend K. Zarbaliyeva /
Land will be allotted for building houses in the landslide-struck villages of Azerbaijan's Agsu region.
About 80 homes and four office buildings were damaged after a landslide in the villages of Sangalan, Kalva, Surakhani, Gyrrar and Guzay located on the banks of the Agsu River, Agsu Chairman of the Commission for Emergency Situations Iqbal Mikailov told Trend .
According to Mikayilov, specialists of the Environment and Natural Resources Ministry and the Emergency Situations Ministry are studying the seismic areas.
If a positive conclusion is given, the inhabitants of these villages will get land for building new houses.
According to the commission's head, four families live with relatives in the village of Kalva. Residents of damaged houses in other villages will also move into the homes of relatives. The executive power will provide those who don't have such opportunity with residence.
About 38 houses, two administrative buildings, about 35 houses in the village Kalva, two administrative buildings, and two houses in the village Surakhani, one house in each of the other two villages are damaged in the village of Sangalan, executive power spokesman said.
A landslide occurred recently on the Mughanli-Ismailli highway.