Collapses and house cracks in Taiz [Archives:2006/971/Local News]

August 10 2006

TAIZ, Aug. 8 ) The locals of Gabal Al-Domlo'ah area, Taiz, live a life of horror and fear due to the successive collapses and cracks of their houses caused by environment factors as for rains and erosion.

Three houses reported to be completely collapsed while another three houses are collapsing.

Wazae, one of the sufferers, said that the house holding him along with two of his married brothers as well as their sons, started to crack two weeks ago after these land fractures were confined to neighboring houses.

“When we saw that the house was submerging and leaning in a surprising way we carried some of our luggage out the house as soon as possible”” said Wazae.

“”We are about three families with 26 people