Delta Beverages has mobilised food handouts, beverages, blankets and has pledged money towards the victims of the Cyclone Idai, company secretary has said.
In a press release, Delta Corporation Company Secretary, Alex Makamure said the company has responded to the Cyclone Idai humanitarian impacts on the affected communities in eastern Zimbabwe with food, blankets worth fifty thousand Zimbabwean dollars and has also pledged one and a half million dollars of local currency towards the disdained families.
“The Company on its part has mobilised immediately food handouts, service personnel, and blankets worth ZWL$50 000 and has pledged a total of ZWL$1,5million towards the ongoing efforts to deal with an emergency,
“The funds pledged will be utilised through specific projects as agreed with the Civil Protection Unit/or channeled through emergency relief partners, ” he said.
He said the Company extended its hearty condolences to the families of the deceased and wishes a quick recovery for those who were injured during the Cyclone Idai calamity.
“We extend our heartfelt condolences to the relatives of the bereaved and wish those injured a speedy recovery, ” he said.
Makamure also said Delta is grateful for the volunteers, service personnel sent by the government departments and individuals who volunteered to rescue those who escaped death.
“We extend our appreciation to all volunteers, service personnel from various government departments and emergency services, development and individuals for the ongoing efforts, ” he said.