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OPM Sends Relief Food to Kisoro Flood Victims

Nine sub counties in Bufumbira North, Bufumbira South and Bufumbira East constituencies in Kisoro district that were recently affected by floods and hailstorm which destroyed houses, gardens and took lives, have received food and nonfood items from the Office of the Prime Minister, through the Ministry of Disaster and Preparedness.

The consignment includes 15000 kilograms of Maize flour, 5000 kilograms of beans, 300 blankets, 200 iron sheets and 50 pieces of tarpaulins.

Rose Kabagyenyi, the Kisoro woman MP says this assistance was hard to get given the crisis that the country is going through.

The affected sub counties include Muramba, Nyarusiza, Chahi, Nyakinama, Murora, Nyakabande, Kirundo, Busanza and Nyabwishenya.

Kabagyenyi says she and her colleagues Dr James Nsaba Buturo, John Nizeyimana Kamara and Sam Bitangaro following the disaster, asked the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to compile a report on how locals were affected which they took to the minister of Disaster preparedness.

John Nizeyimana, the Bujumbura north MP advised the locals to understand that relief food will only be going to those who were severely affected by the floods and hailstorm.

 

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