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Property destroyed by heavy rains in Tharaka

An earth dam that served Kanyengya sub location residents in Tharaka Ward, Kitui county has collapsed as heavy rains pounded the area from Thursday evening to Friday morning.
The collapsed house.
Makithuri earth dam was destroyed following heavy rains in Kenyengya village in Tharaka Ward. A nearby house collapsed as a result of heavy rains which began yesterday at night up to today in the morning. MWINGI TIMES|Cephas Mutai

Mr Wilson Mutua Mbiri, a resident from the area told MWINGI TIMES that a house from a nearby area caved in as a result of heavy rains.

"The government should help us. We are having a disaster and are in need of help. The earth dam was helping over 350 households. We don't know what they will do as from the next drought season", he appealed.

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  1. Musaami wa Market24 November 2023 at 20:52

    Andu maathina...I had Mpaka Kathuri region, Kwa Mbiti Dam ile walijengewa na Mwanaa Kanongwe ilienda hivyo vw'aaa...Mbesa syanywa kiw'u


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