CALAMITY!! Flood takes over Tamale metropolis in Ghana, residents suffer defecation (photos)

There are fears of a possible outbreak of diseases in parts of the Tamale metropolis as some residents resort to open defecation following recent floods there.
Within the last five days, residents in six districts in the Northern Region including Sanerigu, Gushegu, Sabooba North, Nanumba, Kariga and Cherponi have been counting their loss flowing a torrential rainfall.
In some areas the residents have resorted to open defecation as their only place of convenience has been destroyed.


A resident said many of their water sources have been polluted. According to him, the dam which they draw water from has also been polluted opening them up to all sorts of diseases.
According to reports, more than 3000 people have been rendered homeless with four people losing their lives.
Several bridges, roads, and farmlands have been badly affected.
The District Chief Executive of the Nanumba North, Abdulai Yacob told the source they could not have access to Yendi, Salaga and adjoining Nanumba South due to the floods.
"We are completely cut off from the national grid and it has made life difficult for the people," he said. 
The victims have blamed the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) for neglecting them.
"As you can see, so many houses have been destroyed and we don't know where to lay our heads. Some of us are sharing a room with over 20 others which is not healthy in any way.
"Some people have been forced to travel out to get a place to sleep," one victim said.

 
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