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Burkina Faso:Flood:2009/09/01

Duration2009/09/01 Burkina Faso suffers annual flooding during the rainy season unusually severe rains on 1 September 2009. 8 people have died and 150,000 others have been affected by flooding in the capital Ouagadougou; 50% of the city is affected.
Country or DistrictBurkina Faso

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Related Links
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2009/09/07
    According to the most recent assessment an estimated 48,000 people are sheltering in temporary accommodation such as schools, churches and public buildings.
Geographycal Data Information
  • UNOSAT 2009/09/09
    Overview of Flood-Affected Sectors in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (as of 9 September 2009)
  • IFRC 2009/09/09
    Burkina Faso: Floods (as of 9 September 2009)
Emergency Relief Information
Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center