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Ethiopia : Flood : 2008/11/02
GLIDE: FF-2008-000227-ETH  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2008/11/02
Name Flood
Outline 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.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • 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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