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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 24th, 2011
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Dar es Salaam – The death toll from severe flooding in Tanzania’s economic capital Dar es Salaam has risen to 38, local authorities said on Friday. “More bodies continue to be retrieved in various parts of the city that were affected by floods,” Dar es Salaam Regional Commissi...
By benim
In News
Sep 3rd, 2011
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Residents of Nigeria’s flood-stricken southwest say they are trying to recover after torrential rains washed away homes and killed more than 100 people. Ibadan resident Kafaya Adisa says she lost two children in last week’s flood. The Red Cross said late Friday that 102 people were killed...
By benim
In News
Aug 22nd, 2011
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Nigerian emergency authorities say at least 10 people have died in building collapses caused by heavy rains in the country’s north. A regional coordinator for the National Emergency Management Agency said Monday that the victims include a mother and her three-year-old child. Their house caved i...
By benim
In News
Jul 12th, 2011
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Nigerian emergency authorities say at least 29 people have died in weekend floods in two cities of Africa’s most populous nation. A spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency said Tuesday that at least 20 people died in the commercial capital of Lagos during unusually heavy rains Su...
By benim
In Egypt
Dec 13th, 2010
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Rain and sandstorms that battered Egypt over the weekend have killed at least 31 people, said officials, adding the toll could rise as rescue workers were still sifting through two collapsed buildings. The bodies of six workers were pulled out of the debris of a six-storey textile factory that crumpl...