50 Houses Collapse After Heavy Rains In Kitwe

50 Houses Collapse After Heavy Rains In Kitwe

Over 50 houses have collapsed in Kitwe following massive rainfall last Friday night in Garneton, New Kitwe, Kandabwe and Mulenga Townships.

Kitwe district commissioner Chanda Kabwe, who visited some of the affected residents, said the first assessment is that 50 houses have been affected.

Mr. Kabwe also said Government has assigned experts to determine the extent of the damage so that the victims can be given support. He said government will provide the necessary support, including temporary shelter, to all victims as soon as a report is done by Monday.

Also in related new, Five churches in Garneton – Baptist Churvh, Seventh Day Adventist Church, Pentecostal Assemblies of God, Life in Christ Church and Chipangano Church also collapsed and crumbled in the hailstorm.