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Pictorial: Floods Destroy Road Network in Amolatar

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Geoffrey Ocen, the District LCV chairperson says over 65% of the entire road network in the district is cut off.
Road users crossing the a flooded road using a canoe
Excessive flooding resulting from the rising water levels in Lake Kyoga, which started last year has devastated the road network in Amolatar district. This has affected businesses and interfered with people‚Äôs livelihoods.  

All roads including those under UNRA roads are unmotorable forcing the community to resort to canoes for transport. Roads such as that leading to Namasale landing site in Namusale sub-county are submerged. 

Other roads like that from Akwon through Otangocinge to Amai Hospital, the only district hospital is impassable. Geoffrey Ocen, the District LCV chairperson says over 65% of the entire road network in the district is cut off. 

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