Zambia – More Flooding in Eastern Province Displaces 100 Households

A further wave of flooding in Zambia‘s Eastern province has left over 100 households displaced.

According to local media reports, 116 families have been left homeless after flooding in Lumezi district of Eastern province since early February.

The Office of the Vice President, through the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU), has engaged the Zambia Air Force to help evacuate stranded residents.

This follows earlier waves of flooding in the province, first from late December 2019, and again in late January 2020.

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