Floods leave families homeless in Serowe

Watery end: Floods are a constant companion of rains in Botswana
Watery end: Floods are a constant companion of rains in Botswana

The National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) says it is working around the clock to assist families who were affected by heavy rains that recently ravaged Serowe village.

About 15 households were affected by the heavy rainfalls, which began on Christmas Eve and continued until 2 January 2015.

The NDMO in Serowe has conducted rapid assessments to determine the damage and needs of those affected. “Out of 15, six people were left homeless. Eight houses have collapsed due to heavy rains but some victims have other houses apart from the affected ones. The affected wards include Modikwane and Makolojwane,” Serowe District Commissioner Bakuedi Masole said. 

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