20 December 2012

Angola: Cussoi River Floods Destroy Plantations in Cela Municipality

Photo: Hezron Ochiel/IRIN
File Photo: Children walk on submerged foot paths as a result of flash floods.

Cela — Over 400 hectares of cultures were destroyed following the floods recorded in November and December this year in Cussoi river, Cela district in the central Kwanza-Sul province.

This was said to Angop this Thursday by the head of agrarian development station in Cela, Silveira Pereira.

According to him, the floods affected 1.500 peasants, which is so bad for the coming harvest.

The floods also destroyed some materials such as pumpers and watering components.

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