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Severe rainstorm has hit the Kalaraga community in the Tamale Metropolis of the Northern region causing extensive damage to about 25 households and several shops.

The disaster which occurred Friday night destroyed property worth thousands of cedis and rendered about 75 families homeless.

Peacefmonline Northern Regional correspondent AKYEREBA KWABENA reports that, the victims are currently staying with relatives, friends and some living in uncompleted buildings.

No casualty was recorded after the disaster. The Tamale Sub-Metro zonal Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organization, Mohammed Sahada visited the affected houses to ascertain the extent of damage. She appealed for urgent support to assist the victims.

The Assemblyman for the kalaraga electoral area, Amadu Yahuza appealed to religious bodies, Non-Governmental Organizations and philanthropists to assist the victims. Some of the Victims who spoke in an interview could not hold up their tears. They recounted their loses and appealed for urgent support to make live bearable for them.

  The metropolis reordered the heaviest down pour yesterday since the beginning this year. He said the heavy down pour lasted for about 8 hours.
Source: Peacefmonline.com

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