By Dominic Adoboli, GNA
April 17, GNA - A severe rainstorm on Sunday hit Sokope, a village near
Torgorme in the North Tongu District, destroying and ripping off roofs of 36
A total of 200
people, made up of 36 men, 78 women and 86 children have been displaced.
Dzekle, Torgorme-Alabo National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) Zonal
Co-ordinator told the GNA the rains hit the area about 1600 hours Sunday,
bringing massive destruction in its trail.
He said the
displaced were now residing in classrooms in the town, while others were with
relatives and friends, adding, no one was injured in the storm.
Anthony Todzo, North Tongu District NADMO Director, described the situation as
him, his outfit currently has no relief items in stock for the victims.
Mr. Todzo said
he was in touch with Volta Regional NADMO office for support, and expressed the
hope that some relief items would soon be delivered to the victims.
This, he said
was the first time the rainstorm disaster had hit the Sokope community in
advised the people to plant more trees in the community to serve as windbreaks
and they should avoid dwelling in old and weak buildings.