Pulse.com.gh logo
Go


Zabzugu Over 2,000 displaced following rainstorm in Northern region

The rainstorm, which occurred in seven communities, destroyed about 152 houses, four schools and three churches.

  • Published: , Refreshed:

A heavy downpour Thursday night in Zabzugu in the Northern Region has displaced over 2,000 people.

READ MORE: Heavy rains displace hundreds in Assin Fosu

The rainstorm, which occurred in seven communities, destroyed about 152 houses, four schools and three churches.

The situation is still dire as children and some pregnant women have been forced to evacuate their homes to sleep in the open.

"The magnitude of it can’t be described, we have about 152 houses brought down it was both rain and windstorm," the District Chief Executive, Zabzugu Ahmed Abukari Iddrisu, told Citi FM.

 

"Two areas that they could have actually sort shelter, have also been deeply involved, some of them are just lying outside, currently the weather is a bit warm, so they are not afraid to lay outside."

The affected residents have called for government intervention after three days since the incident.

READ MORE: Rawlings' residence wall collapses as heavy rain troubles Accra

Officials of the National Disaster Management organisation are yet to attend to the victims.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 Swift Response 7 armed robbers killed in Kumasi over police officer's deathbullet
2 Video Uniformed Policeman beats nursing motherbullet
3 Crime Armed robbers murder 25-year old hairdresser at Kasoabullet
4 Abusive Police Here is the Police officer who beat up the nursing...bullet
5 Chaos Irate Zongo youth chase away IGP, Ministers in Kumasibullet
6 Confusion Zongo youth clash with Police in Kumasi over armed...bullet
7 Vigilantism 3 of 7 killed ‘robbers’ were Delta Force membersbullet
8 Murder Armed robbers kill mobile money vendor at Amanfrobullet
9 Fire Service Chief Fire Officer, Dr. Albert Brown Gaisie...bullet
10 Clarification Disregard false reports, we are still...bullet

Top Videos

1 Video Obinim church members confess sexual sinsbullet
2 Ebony's Death Video of Ebony's soldier singing 'morale songs' goes viralbullet
3 Political Marriage Ras Mubarak Marries Muntaka's Daughter As Second Wifebullet
4 Video I don't have time for sex - Obinimbullet
5 Ghanaian child without genitals lives throughbullet
6 Anas Exposé "Nyantakyi gave out Nana Addo's room number to...bullet
7 Name and Shame Kennedy Agyapong premieres Anas video on June 27bullet
8 Video Sad tale of Ghanaian journalist who left BBC for...bullet
9 Accident Truck driver survives death in accident at Taifabullet
10 Failed Promises Nurses threaten to vote against NPPbullet

Local