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Heavy downpour destroys 30 houses in Kamonyi

By IGIHE
On 6 avril 2022 at 10:48

Heavy rain characterized by strong wind has destroyed more than 30 houses and crops in Mugina Sector of Kamonyi District in Southern Province.

The rain poured down on Tuesday 5th April 2022.

The executive secretary of Mugina Sector, Egide Jean Pierre Ndayisaba has told IGIHE that the properties were destroyed in the cells of Mbati and Runda.

“We have registered 33 houses, 46 latrines, 46 kitchens and four commercial buildings destroyed by the rain. Some houses have been totally destroyed while others can be renovated,” he noted.

The rain also ravaged crops including cassava, maize, soy and banana on 26 hectares.

Some of residents whose houses were destroyed are sheltered by neighbours while others have been helped to renovate houses.

Ndayisaba revealed that they have encouraged residents to tighten roofs to prevent further ravages.

He said that they are collaborating with the district, Ministry of Emergency Management and residents to support affected people.

One of houses destroyed in Mugina Sector.

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