Brief description of the situation
For one week the Northern region of Ghana has suffered severe rainstorms resulting into the displacement of thousands of people, as the roofs of several houses were ripped off.
A total of eight(8) districts/municipalities were affected. They are as follows:
472 Savelugu/Nanton municipal
1621 Yendi municipal
786 Tamale metro
One(1) death was recorded. The displaced persons are currently staying with relatives and friends. Several school buildings were also ripped off affecting teaching and learning.In view of the extensive damage caused by the rainstorm the Government of Ghana has officially declared these affected parts of the Northern region disaster zone.
Number of displaced: 8715
Fünf Tote bei schweren Unwettern in Ghana