About 45 families have been left homeless after their houses collapsed due to continued rainfall and flooding in Lufwanyama district on the Copperbelt province.
Lufwanyama District Commissioner Miniver Mutesa confirmed the development to ZANIS when she visited the affected families in the area.
Ms Mutesa said those affected are from Chief Shibuchinga and Nkana.
She described the situation as worrisome as many victims were sleeping in water and their stored foodstuff have also been destroyed.
Ms Mutesa has since called on the affected families to be calm as government through the Disaster and Mitigation Management Unit -DMMU- is going to take care of them.
Meanwhile, some of the victims talked to have pleaded with government to quickly come to their aid.
Source – ZANIS
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