At least six people have been killed during torrential rains that caused floods, landslides and widespread damage in Burundi’s capital city.
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.
At least 37 houses have been destroyed and more than a dozen damaged by heavy rains in Rwanda’s Musanze District on Monday.
Rwandans in high-risk flood zones have been warned they are in danger if they fail to relocate to alternative areas.
The US has pledged almost $100 million in food aid to help battle the effects of Ethiopia’s worst drought in 50 years.
An outbreak of cholera in southern Somalia has killed at least 17 people, including children, over the last two weeks.