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Cameroon : Flood : 2008/07/01
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Duration 2008/07/01
Country
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District
Cameroon
Name Flood
Outline Torrential rains have been falling throughout Cameroon since July 2008. As a result, serious flooding and material damage occurred. Approximately 5,000 families (25,000 persons) have been affected; 1,000 of which have been made homeless in 27 neighbourhoods of Garoua I and II.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • IFRC 2008/09/25
    In Garoua, Cameroon, the floods caused nine deaths and serious material damage, including the destruction of houses and the loss of livestock animals carried away by torrential streams.
Geographycal Data Information
  • IFRC 2008/09/25
    Central Africa: Floods Situationa Map (as of 25 September 2008)