"Government to rebuild houses destroyed by earthquake"
Source: Ugandan Government
Date: October 2016
Description: President Yoweri Museveni has said that the Movement Government will help rebuild houses that were destroyed by September’s earthquake that hit Rakai district.
The President was speaking to residents of Nangoma Parish in Kyebbe in Kakuuto Constituency in Rakai district where he travelled yesterday to assess the damage caused by a tremor of a magnitude of 5.9 on the Richter scale on 10th September 2016. In Uganda, the tremor mostly affected Nangoma in Kyebe Sub-County near Kakuuto where nearly 80 houses collapsed at Minziiro and more than 40 others at Kannabulemu, including a Police Post. The earthquake whose epicenter was in Tanzanian Lake Victoria area in Bukoba also jolted the Kagera Region in Northern Tanzania.