Bizarre rainstorm  displaces 100 KG Pupils and Teachers Bizarre rainstorm  displaces 100 KG Pupils and Teachers
A bizarre rainstorm has displaced  about  100 creche and kindergarten Pupils of Dome Methodist Primary School  in the Fanteakwa District of the Eastern of... Bizarre rainstorm  displaces 100 KG Pupils and Teachers

A bizarre rainstorm has displaced  about  100 creche and kindergarten Pupils of Dome Methodist Primary School  in the Fanteakwa District of the Eastern of region of Ghana .

The  rainstorm ripped off the entire four units KG class block and a  Staff room which also led to collapsing of part of the building .
Fortunately, the incident occurred at a time school had closed ,hence no casualty was recorded however, some exercise and text books as well as a Laptop used to teach Information Communication Technology have  been destroyed .
Pupils and teachers hence compelled to improvise by using  a chapel as temporal classroom for  the KG pupils whiles others have been combined with  class one pupils. The displaced teachers are sheltering under trees as office .
Vera Amakye,a KG teacher said the chapel is not conducive for  teaching and learning for the children due to their exposure to electrical equipments in the Chapel adding that,the situation is leading pupils dropping out of school due to unfriendly  teaching environment.
The Assistant Headmaster of the  affected  School, Boateng Winfred mentioned that the Member of Parliament for Fanteakwa south, Hon.Kofi Okyere Agyekum and officials of National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) ,have visited the school however yet to come to their aid.
Some houses in Dome Community were also affected by the weird rainstorm.
Windstorm and rainstorm as well as floods are the most major environmental related disasters which cause havoc in  Eastern region of Ghana.

According to report by the Eastern regional NADMO Coordinator, Ransford Owusu Boakye, the region recorded two types of disasters ; rainstorms /windstorms and floods which caused severe destruction to lives and properties during the third quarter of 2016.

A total of 9,251 were affected in eight districts involving 27 communities and 729 households.

The report cited  New Juaben,West Akyem,Suhum, Kwahu West, Lower Manya Krobo, Birim North, Asuogyaman and Kwahu Afram Plains North  as the most affected districts.

source:enaghana.com

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