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120 Houses Submerged Under Floods in Nwoya District.

According Patrick Okello Oryema, Nwoya district LCV chairperson, they have tasked the local leaders to document and carry out assessment of the level of destruction to be submitted to the Office of the Prime Minister.

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At least 120 houses have been submerged by floods in Obira Parish, Got Apwoyo Sub County in Nwoya district. This follows heavy rains being experienced in the district in recent days. 

  

Patrick Okello Oryema, Nwoya district LCV chairperson says they have also received cases of houses collapsing as a result of the floods submerging over 60,000 hectares of land in the district. 

  

He identifies the most hit sub counties as Got Apwoyo, Alero, Lungulu and Purongo.

  

According to Oryema, they have tasked the local leaders to document and carry out assessment of the level of destruction by the floods that have hit the district before they are submitted to the Office of the Prime Minister.

  

//Cue in “kac me mwaka   

Cue out …me Nwoya ulukoo”//

Denis Atube, the LCIII chairperson Lungulu Sub County says so far 25 houses have collapsed over the weekend as a result of the impact of the floods on the walls of the houses.  

Atube says several people have contacted him for relief support, mainly tents and blankets and food since their food has been destroyed by the disaster. 

 

Last month, several acres of food crops were destroyed by floods in Gulu district.

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