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At least a million people have been displaced by the floods from River Benue in the north-east parts of Nigeria. Officials fear the floods could bring food shortage in the country since the water swamped the farmlands. More that dozen people have been rep
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Torrential rainfall led to severe flooding in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown on September 16, forcing residents to flee their homes, whilst also causing widespread damage to businesses and vehicles. Images shared across social media showing properties en
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It's been one year since deadly floods in the Ghanaian capital Accra. More than 150 people died as heavy seasonal rains turned roads into rivers even setting fire to a petrol station. Now, a year later, victims of the tragedy are still trying to rebuild t
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Floods have hit several parts of Egypt. According to the country's ministry of Health, 13 people have died as a result, and more than 50 are injured. Yasser Hakim has more.
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In Zimbabwe, the government has launched an appeal for foreign aid. The call comes as the country faces more food shortages following floods and an army worm outbreak that's destroying crops. Southwestern districts are the worst hit. Nearly a-thousand peo
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Nigeria's Emergency Management Agency estimates more than 100 people have been killed, and 30 thousand displaced by flooding in the past two weeks alone. Asta Tall has more
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The United Nations will grant Mozambique and the Comoros Islands $13 million in emergency funds, after the second cyclone in a month slammed into the region. Cyclone Kenneth has so far killed five. But rescuers are concerned about the safety of thousands