Tag Archives: Africa Floods 2010

Rwanda Floods Destroy 50 Homes

Over 45 houses were this week destroyed by heavy downpours in several parts of Gatsibo District. The rains coupled with strong winds destroyed 42 houses in Kabarore Sector, five houses in Ngarama and three in Gatsibo sectors. The rain which

Africa: Floods Affect 1.8 Million

Over 1.8 million people have been affected by floods in Central and West Africa, which have also killed nearly 400 people, the United Nations humanitarian arm reported today, adding that Benin remains the country hardest hit by the disaster. Elisabeth

700,000 Homeless in Benin Floods

The United Nations refugee agency says it will begin an airlift of tents to the West African state of Benin this week, which has been hit by the worst floods in living memory. Two-thirds of the country is affected by

Benin Struggles with Floods

Video Report: Oct. 21 – The West African nation of Benin struggles with flooding that has killed some 60 people and caused a major blow to food production.David Botti reports.

43 Dead in African Floods

COTONOU, Benin – The U.N.’s humanitarian agency says flooding in the West African nation of Benin has killed 43 people in the last two weeks. A statement released Saturday by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs