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Sudan floods kill 100, destroy villages- officials

Sudan floods kill 100, destroy villages- officials

Aug  15, – Thousands of people in the impoverished eastern state of Kasala bordering Eritrea fled their homes after the river Gash burst its banks, flooding entire villages inhabited by farmers. Thousands of houses have been destroyed and several villages submerged after flooding triggered by torrential rainfall killed 100 people across Sudan, officials and an […]

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School dropout rate rising as drought boosts hunger in Zimbabwe

School dropout rate rising as drought boosts hunger in Zimbabwe

Nov 22, – He should be in class, but has virtually dropped out of school because he is always hungry, said his mother Sithandile Dube, of Lupane district in Matebeleland North province. When Thabiso Dube isn’t helping his mother at home, the scrawny 8-year-old is working alongside her, doing odd jobs in exchange for food. […]

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Typhoon death toll in Philippines rises to nine

Typhoon death toll in Philippines rises to nine

Aug 22, – Packing gusts of up to 185 kph (115 mph), Goni was estimated to be 105 km (65 miles) east-northeast of Batanes, the northernmost province in the Philippines, and moving at 13 kph towards southern Japan. The death toll in the Philippines from Typhoon Goni rose to nine after five more people were […]

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