BINGA: 21 Families Still Marooned, 11 Villagers Still Hanging On trees

21 families are still waiting to be rescued and are still in need of food and water in Binga as they are still marooned due to the floods that hit the Matebeland North district. 11 Villagers were reportedly still perched on trees as they desperately wait for rescuers to help them, New Zimbabwe reports.

This was revealed by Broadcasting minister Monica Mutsvangwa who said this during a post-cabinet media briefing:

The Air Force has not been able to fly in the last few days because of the weather. There are people who have been rescued, but they still want to fly around the whole area to make sure that everybody is rescued.

It was reported that due to the heavy rains, all the 21 families in the floodplain are marooned and 11 people are hanging on trees waiting for assistance.

Binga was hit by floods yesterday that left most families with no food or shelter.

More: New Zimbabwe 

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