Thursday, June 14, 2012

Rwanda flood disruptions via the Rwanda Express (Kigali): Following floods in Gisaya swamp, Ngoma District Administration closed Gisaya road and stopped a boat that people had started using for transportation, expert say it is due to fluctuating climate.

Gisaya swamp that is located between Karembo and Rurenge sectors was flooded due to waters from Lake Mugesera that covered the road 2metres above the ground. However, nothing more than waiting for water to dry could be done. Although Karembo local leadership revealed that water is going down, people are not yet allowed to use that path.

Over flooding closed Gisaya swamp route leading to over 10 students and pupils to attend classes in schools of Karembo sector, waiting for water to go down and the road to become passable again. ...When asked on whether the disaster will be fought with community work, Mathias Ngenda revealed that it is a big problem because water comes from Lake Mugesera...

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