Following a storm that hit Karambi sub county in Kasese district on 7th October 2017 ,houses ,churches ,schools and crops were destroyed .The key affected parishes included :Karambi , Kyasenda ,Kisolholho and Bikunya .People were left homeless ,sleeping on verandahs and others had to seek refugee at the sub county .
As a response ,on 22/10/2017 RIC-NET an implementing organization in the sub county provided support to key affected families inform of items which included food staffs like rice , beans , and other domestic requirements like soap and utensils for the families to use as they recover from the disaster.One of the people who was supported with the items was over heard saying "at least we shall have what to feed the children for some days ".
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This disaster in a way is affecting children majorly since parents and guardians are now focusing on reconstruction of the houses there fore neglecting children (in terms of time , attention and provision of basic needs ).
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Its our humble appeal that other stakeholders also come in to support these families to recover from the effects of the disaster .