Mere hours after the wall of her home caved in due to nearby construction works, a Maltese woman had to take to social media to ask for assistance in providing her mother with her medicine.
“Is there someone who can provide me with Actrapid for my mother please… it’s the only medication that we don’t have for tomorrow morning,” Janet Walker posted on Facebook last night.
Walker and her family slept at the Diplomat Hotel last night after the shocking wall collapse
Mayor Keith Tanti helped them find accommodation for the night – but the question of what will happen to them on a permanent basis still remains in the air.
Worse off, Walker had been raising the alarm over what she feared would happen for a month now – but all her cries had been brushed off by authorities, architects, and the Building Regulations Office, who had told her it was safe
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat called an immediate halt to all excavation and demolition works yesterday, also announcing other drastic reforms
However, this latest major in such a short span of time has left many Maltese people wondering: how long will it be until another home collapses?