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West Africa : Victims of Floods Call for Help

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Disaster, Environment

Last weeks’ torrential rains triggered disastrous floodings [1] (Fr), killing 159 people and affecting over 600,000 in a dozen Western Africa countries, unprepared to face seasonal rains growing heavier and heavier. (See map [2]). Afropages (Fr) describes [3] the situation in Conakry, Guinea's capital.