Heavy rainstorms that were experienced yesterday evening left a total of 221 families in Ndekwe cell, Remera sector in Ngoma district homeless after their houses were destroyed. Local government officials confirmed the news saying that the rains destroyed many houses and gardens.
Speaking to IGIHE, the acting Executive Secretary for Remera sector, Claudine Mukazayire said that more counting is still underway to establish the exact number of families affected.
“Big houses have been destroyed, kitchen roofs were blown off and banana plantations have been razed down,” she said adding that they are making arrangements of supporting the affected families.
“Roofing materials will be provided and some houses shall be reconstructed under community work (umuganda) program.”
Staffs from the Ministry for Disaster Management and Refugees Affairs have visited the area to assess the extent of the damage and possible quick interventions.