500 families left in the cold after rains destroyed their homes in Ntungamo
At least 500 families in Nyamunuuka town council, Kajara County, Ntungamo district are in the cold and their crops destroyed after a strong hail storm devastated the area yesterday.
The affected villages include Kyaruhuuga 1, 2 and 3, Nyakafunjo, Nyakabanga, Kakiika all in Nyamunuuka town council and some parts of Rwentsinga in Nyabihoko sub-county, Kajara county.
According to Kaibanda Sadarah Kahindi, the Nyamunuuka town council chairperson, the rains destroyed crops likes coffee, banana plantations, cassava and beans.
She appeals to the government through the Ministry of Disaster Preparedness come to the rescue of the people affected, saying they are likely to suffer famine.