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Rakai District Security Committee Visits Kyalurangira Communities After Disappearance of L. Kijanebarola

Charles Ahiirwe Ndiire, an elder in Nkundi village, says that the delegation first visited his village in the morning before proceeding to other communities to gather information from the residents.
Residents of Nkundi village standing in the dry area where the lake statered.

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Rakai District Security Committee has rushed to Kyalurangira sub-county to assess the situation following the movement of part of Lake Kijanebarola for close to two weeks now.  The move follows the constant outcry by the residents of Nkundi, Kalunga, Lugenda, Kawenda, Lwambajjo, Namunengo, Kigavu, Kisovu, Lusambya and other villages to the district and government for livelihood support.

Charles Ahiirwe Ndiire, an elder in Nkundi village, says that the delegation first visited his village in the morning before proceeding to other communities to gather information from the residents.  He explains that the Rakai Resident District Commissioner, Charles Mubiru pledged to support them with maize flour to sustain them for some days as they look for a solution.

//Cue in: “Nagenda ne security………………    

Cue out: …………………….kyetuyinza okukola”// 

 

Charles Mubiru, the Resident District Commissioner, they are to visit different communities to ascertain the actual cause and chat a way forward on what to do next.  Mubiru explains that they will issue a report after their visit to the most affected areas.    

//Cue in: “Nagenda ne security………………          

Cue out: …………………….kyetuyinza okukola”//    

Wilber Kasiisi, the Nkundi LC 1 chairperson says that they need special intervention by the Ministry of Disaster Preparedness because they are stuck.  He urged district and government officials to treat the matter with special urgency as it’s done during landslides in Bududa district.   

He adds that they need relief items in form of food to keep them for some time as they plan what to do next. 

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