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Mauritius: The government rehouses over 230 squatter families in the region of Port-Louis

The Mauritian government has decided to intervene and to complete the folder of squatters who illegally occupy lands owned by the state for many years.
An interdepartmental committee has lately been established and its first meeting has been held in mid-week. The committee has considered the case of 332 families living in precarious conditions in the region of Port Louis including at Tranquebar, Vallée-Pitot, Camp-Yoloff , Vallée-des-Prêtres, cité La Cure and Roches-Bois.
52 families had the opportunity of seeing their situation regularized and 239 squatter families will be rehousing the side of Pointe-aux-Sables (North of Mauritius) on a plot of state. Concerning the remaining 41 families, the government is in search of land for their resettlement in the best possible conditions.


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