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Heavy Rains Destroy Crop Gardens, roads in Kabale District

KABALE- Farmers in Buhara Sub County are counting losses following a heavy downpour, which destroyed their crops and roads on Wednesday evening October 21st 2020.

The heavy rains that started at around 17hrs, lasted for over two hours and destroyed gardens of bananas, cabbages, beans, sweet potatoes, Irish potatoes and maize among other crops. Some of the roads destroyed by the rains include; Kabanyonyi-Kafunjo road, Kabanyonyi-Nyamukyengyere road and Kabanyonyi-Kagweru road.

The most affected villages are; Kabindi, Kabanyonyi, Ruborooga,
Kafunjo and Karweru. The residents led by the LCI chairman of Kabindi
cell Simon Turyamuhangi, Denis Ensinikweri, Frank Tarasisiyo from
Kabanyonyi trading centre and Simon Turyamubona among others appealed to the Government and other well-wishers to come to their rescue.

The Kabale district Secretary for Works and Technical Services who also doubles as the district councilor for Buhara Sub-county Johnson Baguma said that the residents have lost a lot of properties and need
urgent support.

He said that the district authorities have already assessed the damages and will send the road equipment to open the roads before this week ends.

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