Over 200 people have been rendered homeless and the roof of 98 houses ripped off at Mangoase in the Akuapim North Municipality of the Eastern Region following a heavy downpour.
The downpour, accompanied by strong winds and thunder, left in its wake massive destruction of both public and private properties, including teachers Bungalow.
The situation has forced the displaced persons to seek temporal shelter with relatives and neighbors in the farming communities of both old Mangoase, new Mangoase and Gboolo Kofi.
According to the Akuapim North Municipal NADMO Director Appiah Nti, the devastating rainstorm lasted for over two hours and no Casualty was recorded.
Mr. Appiah speaking with Top news, added, the disaster badly affect teachers of the old Mangoase since their entire Bungalow collapsed in the rainstorm.
He said although some of the affected persons are being accommodated by friends and family, the inconveniences are just too glaring therefore they will need urgent assistance to get back to their homes because of the extensive nature of damage on their houses.
“I have forwarded our initial findings to the Eastern Regional NADMO Director but we will still appeal to benevolent individuals to help these displaced people with more relief items so that they can also resume normal life”, Mr. Appiah stressed.
The disaster victims have also appealed to the government, donor agencies, Akuapim Assembly as well as philanthropists, to come to their aid to enable them to rehabilitate their houses.