W. Akyem c’nity ravaged by storm

A roof ripped off by the rainstorm.MORE than 100 people have been displaced by a rainstorm which destroyed over 14 houses at Yaw Tanor-Franse in the West Akyem District of the Eastern Region on Saturday.

The roofs of their houses were ripped off by the storm, which also destroyed property worth millions of cedis.

Aliyu Abdul, an assembly member for the area, told The Ghanaian Times, that the rainstorm, which lasted for about two hours, caused a lot of havoc before subsiding.

He said some of the victims were being given temporary accommodation in his house while others were sheltered in the homes of their friends and relatives.

Mr. Aliyu also indicated that the personnel of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) had visited the victims and promised to provide them with relief items.

As they await aid from NADMO, he appealed for assistance from the public, especially NGOs and philanthropists for the victims.

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