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Duration2008/11/02 At least 52,000 people have abandoned their homes in Ethiopia's Somali region after the Wade Shabelle and Genale rivers burst their banks following heavy rains.
Country or DistrictEthiopia

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  • Reuters AlertNet 2008/11/21
    The death toll from floods in southeastern Ethiopia has risen to 17 and more than 100,000 people have been left homeless, the government said on 21 November 2008.
  • IRIN News 2008/11/18
    Heavy rains pounded western highlands and six woredas [administrative wards] in the Somali region, causing floods
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