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Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:04 - Updated Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:03

Uige: Rain destroys over 100 homes

Uíge - Heavy rainfall destroyed 120 houses in districts of Uige and Maquela do Zombo, northern Uige province, from January to February 14 this year.

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The information was revealed Friday by the representative of Fire-brigade in Uíge province, Eduardo André Almeida Pereira.

The source noted that the rain hit a church in the municipality of Maquela do Zombo.

Storm blew off the roof of the Police building and national radio repeater.

Still in Maquela de Zombo, the rain destroyed 60 houses, leaving 200 people homeless, he said.

While, in the municipality of Uíge, he mentioned 152 houses as having been destroyed, and 288 families left under open sky.

On the other hand, he confirmed that the affected people are benefiting from food and household goods.

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