Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:52 - Updated Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:52
Over 80 people affected by rain in Huambo
Huambo - The central Huambo province has reported forty-seven dead and 38 injured, totaling 85 people, in the current rainy season, local fire-department spokesman said Tuesday.
Send by email
To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send
To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send
Abel Cangombe - Fire Department spokesman
Photo: Valentino Yequenha
Abel Kangombe was releasing provisional data on the consequences of the rains that hit the region from September 15, 2017 until February 19 this year.
He said that the victims were caused by atmospheric discharges and homes collapsing.
According to the source, the storm destroyed 239 homes, 202 of which partially, and the others were totally damaged.
Abel Kangombe also mentioned 12 religious sites, four schools and a bridge, as having been destroyed in the present rainy season, which negatively affected 1434 citizens in the region.
The spokesperson said that multi-sector commissions have been created to provide the people affected by rains with material, food and emotional support.
Tags Província » Huambo
- 01/03/2018 18:27:41
Huambo - The Minister of Media, João Melo, on Thursday announced the possibility that the province of Huambo will host the first National School of Journalism in the future.
- 27/02/2018 17:26:33
Huambo - Media sector has recommended more serious journalism, based on patriotism, ethics and professional deontology, with a view to ensure excellent service.
- 27/02/2018 15:38:26
Huambo - Agriculture and Forestry Minister Marcos Nhunga Tuesday in central Huambo province said the low price of kilogram of corn in the national market is a discouraging factor, as the producers of this cereal risk to sell one kilogram at 20 kwanzas.