local relief

local relief

[′lō·kəl ri′lēf]
(geology)
The vertical difference in elevation between the highest and lowest points of a land surface within a specified horizontal distance or in a limited area. Also known as relative relief.
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Thousands of homes were damaged or destroyed when strong winds and rains hit the Abaco and Grand Bahama islands on Sunday, with one local relief worker describing "apocalyptic" scenes.
'As well, the Belize Defence Force is prepared to send a contingent to help with security if requested by the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas,' the statement said, urging Belizeans ' who wish to offer assistance to the people of The Bahamas to do so through local relief initiatives being undertaken by reliable agencies, businesses, or organizations'.
The Saudi Ambassador deemed Lebanon as a "gem of moderation and coexistence" and a "landmark of openness, culture, tolerance and dialogue." Al Rabia'ah, for his part, said in his address that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia appreciates the great role played by Lebanon in hosting large numbers of Syrian refugees, hailing the role undertaken by international and local relief organizations managing the affairs of Syrian refugees.
We went with many questions to meet with officials of international and local relief organizations.
Working together with national and local relief organizations, we hope to help make this difficult time easier for everyone affected."
"There is a big difference between a local relief scheme - Flockton Bypass - and a strategic link road, which is what was being proposed previously."
"We have also actively supported local relief efforts and will continue to help communities as they recover," he added.
Contributions to the IICF Wildfire Relief Fund enable us to grant valuable funds for local relief efforts and make a meaningful impact in these communities affected so severely by the growing wildfires."
Local relief teams are also busy in helping the marooned peoples.
He and his wife, Angie, contributed significantly both in money and in volunteer work during local relief efforts after June 2016 floods killed 23 people statewide and forced the tournament to be canceled two weeks later.
Ooredoo volunteers have travelled with trucks loaded with supplies, goods and equipment to assist with local relief efforts.
So, it needs protection for the safety of villagers,' said the local relief committee vice chairman.