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Kasese Gets Shs 4bn to Fix Roads, Schools Damaged by Floods

Kasese District local government has received over Shs 4 billion from the government meant to reconstruct schools, roads and water systems that were destroyed by the May 7, 10 and 20 floods that hit the entire district leaving infrastructure damaged.

The Chief administrative officer (CAO), Mr. Aggrey Winston Muramira said Shs 3 billion will be used to rebuild and renovate schools that were swept away by the floods; Shs 1 billion will be used to fix roads and bridges in Bukonzo West constituency while Shs 150 million will be used to rehabilitate the water supply system that was also affected.

The CAO said that the government is ready to fix all the destruction that was caused by the floods in the long run, calling upon the residents to take heart as they expect more Shs 45 billion for reconstruction of Kilembe Mines Hospital and other health centers.

He added that the Ministry of Gender is soon coming in to help the youth and women who lost their projects under UWEP and the Youth Livelihood Programme.

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