Tag Archives: El Nino

24 March 17

Burundi: 6 people killed by floods in Bujumbura

At least six people have been killed during torrential rains that caused floods, landslides and widespread damage in Burundi’s capital city.

11 May 16

UN: El Niño Not One-Off Event, Action Needed

The President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has warned the international community that more is needed to avert humanitarian crises due from future El Niño weather shifts.

22 April 16

Rwanda: 37 Houses Destroyed by Heave Rains in Musanze

At least 37 houses have been destroyed and more than a dozen damaged by heavy rains in Rwanda’s Musanze District on Monday.

12 April 16

Rwandans At Risk From El Nino Floods

Rwandans in high-risk flood zones have been warned they are in danger if they fail to relocate to alternative areas.

01 February 16

US Pledges $97m to Fight Ethiopia’s Worst Drought in 50 Years

The US has pledged almost $100 million in food aid to help battle the effects of Ethiopia’s worst drought in 50 years.

25 January 16

Somalia: Cholera Outbreak Kills 17, El Niño Blamed

An outbreak of cholera in southern Somalia has killed at least 17 people, including children, over the last two weeks.


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