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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

RIC-NET EXTENDS HUMANITARIAN SUPPORT TO FAMILIES AFFECTED BY STORMS IN KARAMBI SUBCOUNTY

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 .
some of the houses destroyed by the storm

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 ".
one of the people leaving with the items supported with
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 ). 
during distribution of the items
Its our humble appeal  that other stakeholders also come in to support these families to recover from the effects of the disaster .