Kuminze abayisishiyagalolunye emfuleni obhukuda izingane e-Eastern Cape

UMasipala we-Sunday River ngeSonto kanye namaphoyisa baxwayise izakhamuzi nezingane ukuba ziqhelelane nomfula wokunisela ogelezayo ngokushesha lapho abantu abangaphezu kwabayisishiyagalolunye baminze kulo nyaka kuphela.

Umfula usetshenziswa ngabalimi bama-citrus phakathi kwe-Addo ne-Kirkwood. Kodwa izakhamuzi zephula uthango ukuze ziwele ebese izingane zigxuma zeqa uthango ziyobhukuda.

Ngowezi-2019 abantu abayisishiyagalombili iningi labo okuyizingane, baminza kulomfula emfuleni wokushona kwathi abanye abayisishiyagalolunye baminza kulo nyaka.

Abakwa-Scrolla.Africa bathole abantu abasha elokishini laseMoses Mabhida e-Kirkwood beqa uthango beyobhukuda.

“Sengibhukude lapha iminyaka engaphezu kweyi-10. Alukho ulwandle noma indawo yokubhukuda lapha futhi kushisa kakhulu,” kusho uSinnie Ensil oneminyaka engama-29.

“Amanzi anamandla kakhulu kodwa sinesipiliyoni. Abafana abancane nabo bayeza bezobhukuda nathi futhi akekho noyedwa ominza phambi kwethu.”

Uthe, izindaba zokuminza azibethusi.

“Sizoyeka ukubhukuda emfuleni uma sithola idamu lokubhukuda noma i-swimming pool,” kusho uSinnie.

IMeya uNombulelo Bixa uthe, manje sekugxilwe kakhulu kwi-Covid-19 hhayi ukuvula izindawo zomphakathi.

“Imifula ibiyelwe kodwa amalungu omphakathi antshontsha uthango. UMnyango wezaManzi nokuThuthwa kweNdle usezinhlelweni zokuthola imali yokubuyisela uthango futhi,” kusho uSinnie.

“Ukuvula izindawo lapho abantu bangahlangana khona ngamaqembu kuzohlula imizamo kahulumeni ekulweni naleli gciwane. Ngeke sivule indawo yethu yokubhukuda yomphakathi kulo nyaka.”

USayitsheni uMajola Nkohli uthe: “Kulo nyaka kuminze abantu abayisishiyagalolunye. Iningi lezisulu bekuyizingane ebezibhukuda. Bonke abanye bekungabantu abadala okukholakala ukuthi bazama ukuwela umfula bephuzile. Amaphoyisa anxusa izakhamuzi ukuthi zidlalele kude nomsele, kanye nokuxwayisa izingane ukuthi zingabhukudi kulo mfula.”