With renewed flooding predicted, the Japan
International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is sending emergency assistance
to both West and East Africa.
The agency earlier announced it was dispatching
blankets, plastic sheeting, tents, water tanks, water softeners and purifiers
and electric dynamos from its Frankfurt warehouse to the West African state
Friday, it said it is also sending tents,
plastic sheeting and blankets to Uganda, one of the hardest-hit countries
in East Africa, also from its Frankfurt warehouse.
At least 250 persons have died and more