- Heavy rains in the North East Region of Ghana have caused a humanitarian crisis as homes are submerged in flood waters
- Major road networks in Walewale, Nalerigu and its environs have also been destroyed, making it impossible for NADMO to reach flood victims with relief items
- NADMO explains that constant rains that lasted for about four days are the cause of the precarious situation in the North East Region
PAY ATTENTION: Be the first to follow YEN.com.gh on Threads! Click here!
Heavy rains in the North East Region that lasted for about four days have wreaked havoc, destroying road networks that link big towns like Walewale and Nalerigu.
Houses and farms have also been submerged in heavy floods caused by the constant rains.
According to a Daily Graphic report, communities that have been worst hit by the flooding that ensued on Wednesday, August 9, 2023, include Kuruguduri, Mimima, Gaagbini and Tinguri.
The report added that a dam at Tinguri has been breached due to the flooding while a vital bridge at Gaagbini has also been destroyed.
PAY ATTENTION: Сheck out news that is picked exactly for YOU ➡️ click on “Recommended for you” and enjoy!
The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) is yet to reach victims in affected communities with relief items due to washed-up roads and bridges.
NADMO told journalists on Wednesday that Nalerigu, for instance, remains inaccessible.
Military helps victims of Keta tidal wave disaster
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh has reported in a separate story that the military pledged support for victims of the Keta tidal wave disaster that hit last year.
The commanding officer of the 66 Artillery Regiment made the promise after he visited the disaster zone.
He assured residents in the three districts affected by the tidal waves of the regiment's commitment to ensuring they are given maximum security.
Video of the moment Appiatse explosion hit pops up
Also, last year, a video that showed the moment the Appiatse explosion happened popped up online.
Many people were seen walking toward the burning vehicle when the explosives in the truck detonated.
The explosion wiped out almost half a community, leaving many people dead.
Former MP arrested for allegedly defrauding scrap dealer
In other news, a former MP for Wulensi Thomas Donkor Ogajah is facing fraud charges after allegedly duping a scrap dealer.
The MP is said to have defrauded the scrap dealer of over GH¢90,000 in two separate business deals.
Ogajah has also been accused of influence-peddling with appointees at the Ministry of Railways Development.
New feature: Сheck out news that is picked for YOU ➡️ click on “Recommended for you” and enjoy!