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Storm Damages Two Houses In Slipway Community -As Rep. Gray Presents US$1,000 To Affected Persons

By Bill W. Cooper
The Slipway community was on June 18 a scene of an explicable disaster when a breadfruit tree fell on two houses during a torrential rainfall accompanied by storm, thereby leaving five tenants wounded, with one critically injured and is now undergoing treatment at the John F. Kennedy Hospital (JFK) in Monrovia.
The two storm-damaged houses containing three bedrooms each belong to one Sackie, who has not been seen since the occurrence of the incident.
Speaking to one of the victims who was seen with severe bruise on her body, Hannah Kollie appreciated God for saving their lives during the time of the incident, stressing that if it wasn’t for God’s grace, all of them would have been dead and gone.
One Of The Victims

According to her, the incident occurred late in the night between10:00 P.M and11:00 P.M. at which time they were all asleep with a baby on her mother’s side.
She further stated that though they have been made homeless, but their lives were saved despite the wounds sustained. They are therefore calling on the government, humanitarians and well-meaning Liberians to help them seek shelter.
Meanwhile, as a means of identifying with the victims, District #8 Representative, Moses Acarous Gray presented US$1,000 as an initial contribution to shelter and help renovate the damaged houses.
Rep. Gray further pleaded with the affected residents to be patient as he seeks more funding as a means of bringing total relief to them and lauded central government for the food distribution process in his District.

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