Middle Town In Harper District Lacks Health Center, Safe Drinking Water

From E. Varney Kamah | GNN Correspondent | Maryland County |

One of the creek residents of this town are using as drinking warter

Thousands of residents of the Middle Town in Harper district are appealing to the Ministry Health to quickly come to their rescue as their community seriously lacks a health center; a situation they said is hampering their wellbeing including their children.

The town which was founded in 1715, is one of the oldest in the County, explaining their ordeal to the GNN in the area recently, an elder of the District, James Williams urged authority of the County to do everything possible for them to establish a clinic in the area.

Mr. James Williams explaining to reporters the plight of the people of Middle Town

Mr. Williams appreciating the journalists who paid a visit to the town, said, “Let  me say thanks to the journalists that came to know our problem in Middle Town, I am please indeed to inform you that we the people of Middle Town are in dare need of health center; this will help to avoid us going to Harper each day for treatment,” he told journalists in a sad mood.

He also disclosed that the town lack safe drinking water, and school building for our children, “We need the intervention of the Liberian government because our challenges here are numerals, we have only one hand pump, some of the residents due to the lack of hand pump are drinking from the creek,” Mr. Williams told journalists.

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