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58 eco-migrant families receive homes in Black Sea town of Batumi

Thursday, August 24
About 58 families who moved away from their home areas due to risks of landslides, earthquakes or other natural disasters are the happy owners of new apartments in Georgia’s Black Sea resort town of Batumi.

These people are known as eco-migrants, and today they were granted ownership rights to apartments by the Governmental Commission.

A Social House that is located in Tamari settlement in Batumi has 10 floors and 58 flats.

The Ministry of Finance and Economy of Adjara financed the construction of the House with 3 million GEL.

Work began in 2015 and was completed in 2016.

Since 2013, 447 eco-migrant families received homes in Adjara.

Meanwhile, since 2016 in total 150 eco-migrant families received financial support of about 25,000 GEL for purchasing the flats.

In total 11 Social Houses have been built and rehabilitated in Adjara since 2013. (