Massive landslide cuts off roads in Bundibugyo

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By Frank Lukwago, New Vision/NECJOGHA

Bundibugyo, Uganda – A massive landslide following a heavy downpour this afternoon has cut off roads in the western Uganda district of Bundibugyo.

According to the Uganda Red Cross, the areas affected include Bundibugyo Town council (Hakibale, Kabale and Katanga villages) Tokwe S/County (Hakitala and Bundirume villages) Busaru Subcounty (Busengerwa and Bugombwa villages) Bubukwanga (Humya) and Bukonzo S/county (Huhundu vIllage).

“Assessment still on-going to determine the relief needed,”  Irene Nakasiita the Head of Communications and Public Relations said in a statement.

A huge hole left behind by the landslide. Picture credit: Uganda Red Cross
A road which was recently renovated by UNRA was also damaged by the landslide. Picture credit: Uganda Red Cross.

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