Within the series of its humanitarian and service projects presented by the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine to a number of sectors in the Karbala governorate and outside it, the staffs of its engineering maintenance department have begun to rehabilitate important joints from the elderly house in the Karbala governorate, which suffers from neglect, which negatively affected its residents.
The head of the Engineering Maintenance Department at the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine, which is the authority supervising the rehabilitation works, Engineer Samir Abbas, told the al-Kafeel Network, saying: “The rehabilitation of the house is part of a series of humanitarian projects presented by the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine. After obtaining the approval of the General Secretariat of the Holy Shrine, our staff began the rehabilitation works, and the first phase included making a site check of the house to find out what it needed, after which we started rehabilitation work that included:
- Maintenance and rehabilitation of the 14 health units for women and men.
- Maintenance and reinforcement of roofs to prevent water leakage.
- Maintenance of secondary ceilings for a number of rooms and replacing damaged ones.
- Demolishing and rehabilitating the doctors' room and making it suitable for providing medical care for the elderly.
- Maintenance of all cooling equipment in preparation for the summer.
- Rehabilitation of electrical wiring and lighting system for the home.
- Re-cladding and painting a number of the house’s rooms after repairing their floors, in addition to staining and maintaining their walls.
- Re-surfacing the roofs of the house that suffers from rainwater leakage and covering it with moisture-insulating materials."
On the other hand, Eng. Muhammad Mustafa Shaker Al-Tawil, official of the construction works division of the department, who is responsible for these works, explained to us: “There are a lot of service and humanitarian works provided by the construction works division, and this project falls within the rehabilitation plan for some sectors such as schools and others. And our cadres are racing against time to provide the best service in record periods, by providing comprehensive maintenance of these facilities and contributing to making them compatible with the service they provide to society. "