Rubavu District, located in the Western Province of Rwanda, experienced heavy rains, which resulted in flooding along Sebeya River and other areas where people live on steep hills were affected by landslides due to heavy rains
Heavy rain triggered a massive landslide in Rwankuba sector of Karongi district in Western Province, late on Sunday, 06 May, 2018. Dozens of homes were destroyed
Rwanda’s Ministry of Disaster Management (MIDIMAR) said that at least 18 people have died in the last 24 hours (23 to 24 April, 2018) as a result of floods and landslides triggered by heavy rain..
Disaster induced damages caused more than Rwf204 billion in economic losses, from January to June 2018, an assessment conducted in 15 districts most affected by disasters shows.
Following several studies, areas that are most vulnerable to flooding across the country are on course to get sustainable mitigating solutions.
Two mobile bridges worth Rwf4.3 billion will be available in Rwanda for intervention in case floods and landslides damage roads and bridges, the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning has announced.