UN Rwanda responds quickly to earthquake emergency needs
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa.;
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The UN agencies in Rwanda join forces to assist in meeting the immediate needs caused by the earthquake that struck the Western Province on Sunday 3rd February. On February 3rd an earthquake struck the Western Province of Rwanda causing 37 deaths and 643 injured and traumatized in Nyamasheke and Rusizi Districts. 1,201 family houses, 20 schools, 45 churches, 1 hospital and 3 health centres have been damaged and affected families are in need of shelter.