Floods cut off Kabale-Kisoro Road, destroy crops in Rubanda District

Transport was paralyzed along Kabale-Kisoro Road following heavy flooding last evening at Haisesero Bridge in Rubanda District. Vehicles could not pass through fast running floods. The flooding triggered by heavy rainfall coupled with hailstones also destroyed several crops including cabbages and Irish potatoes. Also read: Families left stranded after heavy rain destroys houses in Rubanda A caller from Rubanda, during the Voice of Kigezi early morning show “Kanyonza” said School children and teachers were unable to cross the Bridge to their homes and were forced to sleep at their respective…

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Children Study Under Tree As School is Destroyed by Storm

Iremera Primary School in Muko Sub County of Rubanda District in South Western Uganda, is struggling to operate, following a heavy downpour that pounded the area on Friday last week and blew off the rooftops of two classrooms and staffroom block. Primary one and two pupils now study under trees in the school compound. The school Head Teacher, Evaristo Kanyonza, wonders how the situation will be by end of the term since the school is financially constrained and cannot even manage to construct makeshift classrooms. The Rubanda District Acting Education…

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Nfasha floods victims in Rubanda district receive 63 blankets donation.

African International Christian Ministries-AICM yesterday donated 63 blankets worth 2 million shillings to Nfasha floods victims in Rubanda district. In September last year, floods resulting from a heavy rainstorm hit Nfasha and Ikamiro Trading centers in Rubanda district, killing over 20 people and displacing several others. Speaking at the handover at Kabaya Church of Uganda in Nfasha trading centre Muko Sub County, the founder African International Christian Ministries, Rt. Rev. Enock Kayeye, asked the government leaders to warn farmers against encroaching on shores of Lake Bunyonyi to reduce on silting.…

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Families left stranded after heavy rain destroys houses in Rubanda

A family of seven people has been left stranded without shelter after heavy rainfall on Thursday 11 destroyed eight houses in Kagogo Village Rwayu Parish in Nyamweru Sub County Rubanda District. Hillary Tumukunde, his wife and five children have been prompted to seek shelter at the Kagogo Village Chairperson Benefansi Kigarasi’s home because their house was completely destroyed, according to Benson Twesigomwe, a resident there. Twesigomwe says that residents managed to drain flood water from six other partially destroyed houses, where the owners shall temporarily put up as they wait…

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