Several families displaced as floods wreak havoc in Bondo
SEE ALSO :Family mourns son shot dead in SomaliaA number of boats were also damaged by the waters. The residents, most of who live in Urima, Usoga and Uhundha villages, are now appealing for aid from the government and humanitarian organisations as they fear that if the rains continue to pound the area, they will have no harvest. According to the residents, most of their farms were swept away by floods, especially their maize crop, leading to fears of food shortage in coming months. Those living in low-lying areas expressed fear over the danger posed by raging floods, which have now become frequent in the area and are calling for assistance. Area Assistant Chief Paul Olang’ said they are doing everything possible to ensure that the affected people are assisted accordingly. The Standard, Robert Asoyo, a resident of Got-Agulu sub-location urged the national government to come up with a permanent solution to the problems experienced during rainy seasons by constructing the Goye causeway. “The concerned authorities should act very fast to ensure that we are not affected beyond this,” said Fredrick Otieno.
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