Over 100 houses affected by flash floods

By Maimbo Mweemba

Over One hundred and 50 households In Kalomo district have been affected by flash floods.

This has resulted in several houses collapsing and leaving many homeless.

This has been attributed to persistent rainfall that the area has been experiencing.

And the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) has started distributing relief food and tents to help the affected families in the district.

Southern province DMMU Coordinator Esnart Makwakwa said that that Kalomo experienced heavy rains from January 20, 2022 has caused floods in some parts of the district.

Ms Makwakwa said many roads and bridges have been washed away.

“A number of schools have been affected thereby disrupting the learning process, but DMMU is now providing humanitarian assistant to the affected families in form of food, shelter and other logistics,” she said.