Over a thousand displaced by rains in Malanje province

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Malanje - At least three people were killed and 1,730 left homeless following the collapse of 346 homes since September 2012 in 11 of northern Malanje province's 14 municipalities, Angop learned.

This was announced on Tuesday by the local provincial commander of the Fire Department, Venâncio Eduardo, during the 1st ordinary meeting of the organ.

The meeting aimed at making a provisional assesseent of the damage caused by the rains and the response to assist those affected.

The rains also destroyed three schools, five churches, a police station, two shops, as well as Kwaba Nzoji commune administration.