2007 African floods
|Areas affected|| Senegal
The 2007 floods of Africa was reported by the UN to be one of the worst floodings in recorded history. The flooding started with rains on September 14, 2007 local time. Over 14 countries had been affected in the continent of Africa, 250 people were reported to have been killed by the flooding and 2.5 million were affected. The UN had issued warnings of water borne diseases and locust infestations.
Info from African sources
400,000 were homeless with at least 20 people dead and crops and livestock had been washed away.
|“||Some villages and communities have now been totally wiped off the map of Ghana||”|
George Azi Amoo - Ghana's national disaster management co-ordinator
64 people were reported killed.
150,000 people were displaced and 21 reported dead. 170 schools were under water.
18 people were reported dead and 500 residences were washed away by floods.
5 bridges had collapsed and 250 residences were washed away.
33 people were reported dead.
12 people were reported dead.
20 people were reported dead.