February 7, 2011

A severe rain storm yesterday 3rd February 2012 hit Kwahu Mpraeso and its environs, in the Eastern Region causing huge damage to properties.

The incident which recorded no human fatalities and injuries however caused a lot havoc to buildings particularly the collapse and ripping off of roofing systems which is a common occurrence especially in rural area of Ghana.

The aftermath of the rainstorm left a large number of people homeless as personal and public properties worth several thousands of cedis were destroyed.

The Member of Parliament for Mpraeso, Seth Kwame Acheampong who spoke to ghanamps.gov.gh about the natural occurrence sympathized with his constituents over the loss of their personal effects promised to take immediate action to bring some relief to the affected person.

He was also hopeful that aside his personal donation, the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) which he has contacted will swiftly come to the aid of the victims as they need some sort of shelter urgently.

Story by: Kwadwo Anim/ghanamps.gov.gh