Mon. Jun 10th, 2024

Children have returned to school in a number of towns and villages hard hit by the deadly earthquake that struck Morocco more than a week ago, local media reports.

Lessons resumed on Monday in the towns of Amizmiz and Asni in the High Atlas Mountains and some villages in the Taroudant province in the south-west, according to the independent Lakome website.

The education department in El Haouz province was cited as saying that local authorities had set up 150 special tents equipped with teaching supplies and essentials where classes would take place.

Those set up by the army in Amizmiz were waiting to be installed with mobile education units, the state news agency MAP

It relayed what it called of a sense of optimism and determination expressed by teachers and students alike.

Meanwhile, around 6,000 students enrolled in schools in six municipalities most affected in El Haouz are being bussed to schools in the nearby city of Marrakesh, 2M TV reports.

By Joy

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