More than 200 people in Gombe- Gasawa
town council, Sironko district have been displaced by floods.
The affected areas are Kisaali, Dembelele, Kosali central,
Musambala, Kidodo, Suguta, and Bumajenya cells.
Robert Nandala the LCI Chairperson of Kisaali cell people were
displaced following the heavy downpour which lasted for over four hours leading
to the flooding of Nakwana and Naigugu streams. The floods also destroyed food crops.
Stephen Gudoyi one of the affected residents from Kidodo says that
their houses were destroyed and are seeking refuge in a relative’s house. He
urged the government and other stakeholders to support them with both food and
food items since their entire household properties and food were destroyed.
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James Nandala the acting LCIII Chairperson of Gombe- Gasawa town
the council says that they anticipate hunger in future since all crops in the
area were washed away. He adds that he has made an assessment report and sent
it to Sironko district disaster management team.
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He asked the government to come with permanent solution of
evacuating all people living in risk areas across Bugisu region