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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:37 - Updated Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:37

Malanje/Rain: Over 20 families displaced in Cambundi-Catembo

Cambundi-Catembo - Twenty-six families have been displaced following three-day heavy rains that hit the municipality of Cambundi-Catembo, 185 km of the capital city of the northern Malanje province, Angop learnt Friday.

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The Municipal Headquarters’ neighborhoods of Caiúma, Miguel I, Mussengue, Xilamba and Kibinga, were the most affected, with material damages still to be evaluated, said the official of Social Affairs.

Samuel Ferreira stressed that efforts are in progress to tackle the plight of the victims.

He also called on civil society to show solidarity with families by assisting them with some means such as zinc plates and used clothes.

Cambundi-Catembo has a population estimated at 44, 219 inhabitants.

The municipality comprises communes of Mussolo, Dumba-cabango,  Kitapa and the headquarters.

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