Uige: Rains leave over 200 families homeless

Affected were the families in the municipalities of Maquela do Zombo and Uige, said Monday the Head of Fire Fighter Department in Uige, Eduardo Andre Pereira.

The source mentioned 232 residences in the municipality of Maquela do Zombo and 49 others in Uige, as having been destroyed.

Four churches, one social house and three schools, were also damaged.

The rains also flooded the bridge over Caquiuia River.

Backyard walls of the Provincial Branch Office of the Interior Ministry and those of the local “4 de Janeiro” Stadium also collapsed, as the result of the rains.

Eduardo Pereira called for urgent intervention to tackle the situation in the region.

Source: Angola Press News Agency