Wednesday, September 10, 2008

West Africa flooding -- a selection of stories

ReliefWeb (press release)
130000 flood-affected West Africans need continued support
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland - 50 minutes ago
"In West Africa, flooding has hit some of the most vulnerable people who have a limited ability to cope. The international community must not forget them," ...
Rain wreaks havoc in West Africa, 31 dead SABC News
Floods kill about 40, affect 130000 people across West Africa, UN says
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BBC News
UN creates West Africa food store
BBC News, UK - Sep 9, 2008
The UN called on governments in the region to work together to come up with solutions to the seasonal flooding. Our reporter says there are plans to set up ...
Businesss In Brief The Independent
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West Africa floods spread destruction and misery
Reuters South Africa, South Africa - Sep 8, 2008
... to the seasonal flooding threat which strikes huge swathes of the world's poorest continent each year. Heavy rains and floods across most of West Africa ...

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