Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Rwanda | Kayonza: heavy rain ruins people’s property, crops destroyed

About 7 houses and other property including crops have been destroyed following heavy rain that fell in Kabare sector in Kayonza district on 10th May2012, according to Alfred Dusingizumukiza the executive secretary of the sector.
He said that some houses were destroyed partly because they were built by Rukarara bricks and it has been raining heavy every day for a week which weakened these houses.
“The way our houses are built, when it rains heavily, something is damaged due to the fact that they are built with weak bricks made of clay, and now you can imagine it has been raining heavily every day and for more than a week.”
A part from the houses which were damaged, some crops was also destroyed and they counting to see how much were destroyed.
Dusingizumukiza is advocating for the residents and he has already given a report to the upper administration levels so as to get help for the people who lost much because of this rain.
This is the third time that rain has destroyed houses in Kayonza district in only 2 months, in the month of April, residents of Ruramira and Mukarange also lost their houses to heavy rain and storm and this same storm destroyed the roof of the offices of the eastern province.


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