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Duration2000/02 On 10 February the Government appealed for emergency humanitarian assistance in light of the worsening situation brought about by weeklong heavy rains. Over 25,000 people are affected, 4,000 houses/huts have been destroyed and numerous bridges and roads flooded or washed away.
Country or DistrictBotswana

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Personal Injury Material Damage Others
OCHA Situation Report No. 2 2000/02/16
An estimated 10,000 households, around 60,000 people have been affected. Over 34,000 people, including some 13,000 children under 12 years, require emergency assistance.

AFP 2000/02/11
At least three people have been reported killed.

State Radio Botswana reported that some 10,000 homes have been destroyed by the flooding, which has affected large areas of the country.

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