Tags : Flooding


Nigeria’s Flood: Visualizing The Numbers

Nigeria experienced the worst flooding occurrences the West African nation has seen in decades. This report amplifies the numbers reported by authorities that suffered the impacts. Lawrence Office, 37, a father of three children was displaced from his home in Bayelsa state by floodwater. As he watch his house submerge,… You must be registered to […]Read More

Death Toll Rise To 89 As Seasonal Flood Continue In

In Sudan, the rainy season usually starts in June and lasts until the end of September, with floods peaking in August and September. This year is no different. New reports have shown torrential rains hit Sudan at the start of the rainy season, causing a number of casualties. The death toll from flash floods in […]Read More

Four Missing Miners Found Dead 2 Months After Mine Collapse

Government sources have confirmed that the dead bodies of four out of eight missing miners have been found nearly two months after floodwaters submerged the zinc mine they were working in. The Perkoa Zinc mine, owned by Canadian firm Trevali Mining Corp and located some 120km (75 miles) west of the capital, Ouagadougou, collapsed on […]Read More

Flooding In South Sudan Displaces Over 6000 People

UN reports that about 623,000 people have been forced to leave their homes by widespread flooding in South Sudan since May. According to the report by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), rivers broke their banks following heavy rains, filling houses and farms in eight of the country’s 10 states. […]Read More

Heavy Rains in Angola Kills 14 And Leaves 8,000 Homeless

Heavy rains in Angola’s capital city Luanda has killed 14 people and left 8,000 families without homes. The storm in Luanda which lasted for about seven hours, collapsed bridges, uprooted trees and submerged vehicles leading to the recorded number of casualties. According to a report by the provincial government of Luanda, as of the end […]Read More