84 year old life claimed by Binga floods

Floods which swept across  Binga have left a traumatized community, damaged infrastructure and claimed the life of an 84 year old senior citizen.

Others were marooned and it was only after the rains stopped a bit and water levels went down that they were able to find their way out.

One hundred families had their homes destroyed. They now await help which the Civil Protection Unit, government and other stakeholders have already mobilised.

Meanwhile the rains have not stopped as of yesterday although the intensity has been reduced. In the low lying Zambezi valley area of Binga, which is a perennial victim of floods experiencing those cruel moments which the rains bring almost every year has become a pain .