Koforidua submerged by floods

Koforidua submerged by floods

Hundreds of residents in Koforidua in the Eastern region were displaced and rendered homeless in some instances following last weekend's flooding of the municipality.

According to a Starr news report areas like; Koforidua Magazine, Nsukwao, Efijuase Asokere, Abriwa Nkwanta junction and Koforidua highway were the most affected places during Saturday’s flood.

Koforidua submerged by floods

Scores displaced as floods hit Koforidua

Meanwhile, the New Juaben Municipal Coordinator of National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), Kwasi Opare has attributed the cause of the flood to the narrow drains and the indiscriminate dumping of rubbish into the drains.

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Koforidua submerged by floods

Scores displaced as floods hit Koforidua

We advise residents to stop the indiscriminate dumping of refuse to avoid such occurrences,” he told Starr News.

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