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January 28, 2015
Death toll in Mozambique floods rises to 117
Maputo (AFP) Jan 26, 2015
The death toll from flooding in parts of Mozambique has risen to 117, with more than 157,000 people affected, official figures showed Monday. The deaths in the centre and north of the southern African nation were caused by "drowning, lightning strikes, or construction collapses caused by the floods," Rita Almeida of the Mozambican relief agency INGC told AFP. "The situation is stable, as we did not record any new recurrences of flooding in the past days. It is still raining, but with much less i ... read more

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The death toll from flooding in parts of Mozambique has risen to 71, the country's disaster management services said Monday. ... more
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Death toll in Malawi floods climbs 48
At least 48 people have been killed and nearly 70,000 left homeless by severe flooding in Malawi, the country's president announced during an appeal for international assistance. ... more
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