Zimbabwe Expects Floods

Meteorological Services Department announced today, Thursday 19 December, that large amounts of rain are expected over the next three days, bringing the threat of widespread flooding. The department forecast says…

14 Dead in Kenya Floods

Floods have struck in several areas of Kenya over recent days. After we reported the floods in in Taveta District, Taita-Taveta County, southern Kenya, there have since been reports of…

South West Libya

According to The Libyan Herald, parts of south west Libya were hit by severe flooding earlier this week. The areas affected are Qatrun and the small town Umm Al Aranib,…

Floods in Southern Kenya

Urgent suppplies are needed for the 1,000 people affected by floods in Taveta District, Taita-Taveta County, southern Kenya. Local government officials said that the displaced families need food, medical supplies…

16 Dead in Libya Floods

Tripoli, the capital of Libya, has suffered flash floods from 30 November, after seeing some of the heaviest rainfall in 40 years. Although no deaths were reported initially, Libya’s Zawiya…

Shabelle River, Somalia

Dalsan Radio in Mogadishu, reported on 25 November that the Shabelle River in the Middle Shabelle region, had again started to flood and that thousands of people in nearby areas,…

Aftermath of Cape Town Flooding

More details have emerged regarding the flash-flooding which occurred near the City of Cape Town on Friday night 15 November 2013, tales of heroism and heartache that echo the plight…

Somalia Floods Update

A statement from the Puntland government said that the death toll from the recent storm there could be as much as three times higher than the original estimate of 100.…

Tropical Storm Floods Somalia

Somalia has suffered further flooding just days after the Somali president, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, appealed to the international community to provide assistance for the victims of floods that had ravaged…

Niger Floods Could Bring Famine

Niger suffered flooding during August and early September this year, and it is believed that the country could now be facing poor harvest and severe food shortages as a result.…