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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

Heavy Rains, Fierce Floods displace 350,000 in West Africa

Some 350,000 people in West Africa have been affected by serious flooding, the United Nations said Friday, noting that “significant” rainfall has lashed the region this year. “Since June, the rainy season has been more significant, there has been much