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1 Dead, 6,000 Affected by Floods in Jomoro, Ghana

The District National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) in the coastal district of Jomoro, Ghana’s Western Region, confirmed today that 1 person was killed in floods that ...
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Floods in Douala, Cameroon Raise Malaria Threat

Heavy rainfall flooded several areas of Douala, Cameroon, yesterday, reigniting concerns about increased mosquito population and malaria. Around 3,200 people died of malaria in Cameroon ...
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Ivorian Floods Highlight Disaster Preparedness Shortcomings

ABIDJAN, 4 July 2014 (IRIN) – Recent heavy downpours and flooding in Côte d’Ivoire have killed dozens of people, washed away houses and once again highlighted poor disaster ...
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15 Dead in Ongoing Flooding in Southern Nigeria

Flooding caused by ongoing heavy rains across southern Nigeria caused at least 15 fatalities in the last week of June 2014. Heavy rains on 28 and 29 June affected Oyo State in southwestern ...
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Five Missing in Flooding in Southern Nigeria

It is reported that rainfall over the past few days has caused flooding in the southern Nigerian states of Anambra and Delta. As of 25 June, according to local media, two people were ...
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Winter Storms bring Flooding to Cape Town

The city of Cape Town in the Western Cape Province of South Africa has been hit by severe storms driven by successive cold fronts sweeping across the southern coast of the country, ...
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Floods Kill 3 Children in Somalia Refugee Camp

Floods in the Somalia port city of Kismayo have killed 3 people – all children – and left 100s homeless. The area has seen heavy rain and flooding for the last 7 days, Somali ...
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Ghana – Accra Under Water Again

It’s the start of the rainy season again in Ghana and Accra, the capital, is already under water. Torrential rain on Thursday 05 June 2014 left huge areas of the city flooded ...
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Cahora Bassa Dam in Mozambique

Following a report by FloodList regarding degradation of the Kariba Dam along the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe, Marc Hartman at HKV Consultants contacted us regarding his work on potential ...
Over 3,000 families have been staying at Chingwizi transit camp since being displaced by flooding in Tokwe-Mukosi dam basin in Zimbabwe’s southeastern Masvingo Province in early February 2014
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Miserable Conditions at Camp for Zimbabwe Flood Victims

MWENEZI, 2 May 2014 (IRIN) – More than 3,000 families displaced by flooding in the Tokwe-Mukosi dam basin in Zimbabwe’s southeastern Masvingo Province are facing looming food ...
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Boy Drowns in Flooding, South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province

Heavy rains have fallen in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa over the last week, with the resultant flooding closing numerous roads and causing at least one death. On Wednesday ...
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Further Flooding in Tanzania Kills at Least 3

Following the devastating flooding that struck Dar es Salaam from 11 April 2014 onwards, killing as many as 41 people, heavy floods struck in Mbeya Region over the weekend of 19 April ...
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Dar es Salaam Floods – Death Toll Rises, Water Shortages Hit

Local media in Tanzania are reporting that the death toll from the recent flood disaster in Dar es Salaam (reported here) could rise to 41. The figure was announced by Saidi Meck Sadiki, ...
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Flooding in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Claims up to 10 Lives

Following flooding in Tanzania’s central Dodoma region in March 2014, which caused several deaths and destruction, including the derailment of a train , further flooding has occurred, ...
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Threat of Imminent Kariba Dam Wall Collapse Denied

Following on the heels of the reported near collapse of the incomplete Tokwe Mukorsi dam in Zimbabwe, a certain degree of confusion surrounds the condition of the Kariba Dam on the ...
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Tropical Cyclone Hellen – 3 Dead, 1300 Displaced

Tropical Cyclone Hellen (21S) is currently approaching the coast of Mozambique as a Tropical Disturbance, having affected both the Indian Ocean island of Mayotte and the northwestern ...
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