FRENCH QUARTER — The Johnson family in French Quarter are “breathing easier” since they acquired their new home from the Collectivite earlier this week. The mobile home which is made in Croatia are among the homes that the Collectivite has apparently bought to house the residents who had lost everything during the passing of the storms in 2017.
The family, who had no place to go after their home and appliances were lost in the storm, were given a tent to live in by the Collectivite with their two children. The tent was not large enough to house the entire family and since it did not have proper sanitary conditions the children were sent to live with relatives and friends, while the parents slept in the tent.
Although the electricity and sewerage are not connected in the new home as yet, the family is very grateful to the government who have given them a place to stay and someplace they could now call home again.
The home is fully equipped with air condition units in each of the two bedrooms and a bathroom. Although these are not connected as yet it will be fixed and working by early next.
The family has been promised some house hold items such as beds, refrigerator, a stove and other house hold items to start their new home. “Although the new home do not have a kitchen, I am prepared to build one outside the home so that my wife gets the opportunity to do her favorite chores which is cooking,” said Warren Johnson.
The family have expressed their sincerest appreciation to the government of French St. Martin for giving them another opportunity to get a brand new home.
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