Sankal Residents Applaud Guest Speaker

Residents of Sankal, Djibouti, clap for a guest speaker during the opening remarks of the Sankal Health Clinic opening Feb. 13, 2014. Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa leadership, U.S. Embassy-Djibouti and key Djiboutian personnel in Eastern Africa traveled to Sankal and participated the opening ceremony of the new health clinic.

Left-- Residents of Sankal, Djibouti, clap for a guest speaker during the opening remarks of the Sankal Health Clinic opening Feb. 13, 2014. Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa leadership, U.S. Embassy-Djibouti and key Djiboutian personnel in Eastern Africa traveled to Sankal and participated the opening ceremony of the new health clinic. The $322,000 facility includes a, maternity center, living quarters for duty nurses, an incinerator and three cisterns. Solar panels were also installed for electricity, and a water distribution system was connected to the village's existing water supply system.

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