More than 200 people from five villages in Kiboga District are homeless following a
heavy storm that destroyed their houses and crops.
The Monday downpour
destroyed property that includes crops, trees, and houses in the villages of Kiwanguzi,
Kagobe, Kilulumba, Kabakanjagala, and Nassuuna in Kiboga Town Council.
have appealed to the district leaders to come to their rescue saying that the heavy
downpour destroyed their crops and that they have no source of food.
Prossy Nabachwa a single mother in Kapeke Sub
County said that her plantation was destroyed and she has no food.
//Cue in: okusinzira ku mbuyaga
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Namatovu who lost her stall and house appealed to the government for help because
the business has been her only source of livelihood. She says that the incident leaves her with no means to survive.
Sewanyana, resident of Kagobe Village in Kapeke Sub County said that the roof
of his house was blown off leaving him homeless.
//Cue in: buli kantu konna...
empe ku buyamba.//
The Kiboga West Member of Parliament, Abdul
Mutumba expressed concern and promised to deliver their appeal to the Office of
the Prime Minister for support. He also attributed the incident to
the increasing effects of Climate Change, asking the residents to plant more
trees to prevent the adverse effects.