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Hailstorm Devastates Villages in Kitagwenda District

Robert Mugabe, the chairperson Kitagwenda district, who rushed to the area ordered the parish chiefs and extension workers to write reports that will be sent to the ministry of disaster and preparedness for assistance.
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A heavy hail storm has hit Buhanda Sub County in Kitagwenda District. The Saturday hailstorm destroyed Banana plantations, sweet potatoes, cassava, coffee and other crops in the villages of Mitwe, Nyabugando and Kanara in Nyabuhoko parish.

The rains that started at around 3:00 pm lasted for three hours and among others destroyed 5 houses and five goats were killed.

Jane Kyomugasho, a widow and affected resident says she acquired a loan from a women Association to a buy a piece of land and construct a house which was destroyed by the hailstorm.

//Cue in: “ ndi omukazi efakazi…

Cue out: … mbwenu gavumenti enyambe.”//

Some of the affected residents say that they have lost everything raging from crops to animals and houses.

//Cue in: “twaterwa orubare omwani…

Cue out: …titwine ahutureihe fees.”//

Robert Mugabe, the LCV Chairperson Kitagwenda district says that he has directed parish chiefs and extension workers to compile a report that will be sent to the ministry of disaster and preparedness for assistance.

//Cue in: “orubare rwa orubare…  

Cue out: … gavumenti imwe mutakafayo.”//