Angola: Heavy Rains Dislodge About 600 Families in Malanje

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Flooding in Angola's capital of Luanda, 2007

Malanje — At least 600 families were left homeless in the Municipalities of Malanje, Quirima and Luquemba, following the destruction of 120 residences, due to the heavy rains over the last three days, Angop has learnt.

This was announced by the spokesman of the fire and civil protection services, Miguel Bernardo, who added that among the destroyed infrastructures are three commercial undertakings, as well as a sanitary tend.Works are in progress to accommodate the mentioned families, says the source.

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