Message from H.E. the President to population affected by flooding and landslides.

President Paul Kagame on Wednesday, May 3, expressed solidarity with families of victims who lost their lives after heavy rains caused floods and landslides in Western, Northern and Southern provinces on Tuesday and Wednesday night.

By around 4:00 pm, at least 127 lives had been confirmed dead by the Rwanda National Police, leaving more injured as well as property destroyed.

My deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims of the landslides and floods that occurred last night in the Western, Northern and Southern Provinces. We are doing everything within our means to address this difficult situation. I am personally following up the response closely.