Oman: Heavy rains leave migrant workers homeless

Author: Saleh Al Shaibany, The National (UAE), Published on: 18 December 2017

"Three killed as heavy rains lash Oman", 17 December 2017

Heavy rains in Oman have left three people dead and 120 homeless...In the capital Muscat, heavy rain caused roofs to collapse at three camps housing expatriate construction workers. At one of the camps, in Rumais, witnesses reported hearing workers' screams in the early hours of [the] morning...Raju Renkat, an Indian construction supervisor, said he was struggling to find alternative accommodation for his workers after flooding at their camp in Maabela, northern Muscat. “Where will they sleep tonight? There are over 40 of them in this labour camp. Their beds are floating in the [valley] and their food as well. They are homeless and I have problem finding them a place to sleep,” Mr Renkat said...

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