Summary: Since the start of the rainy season,
the following fifteen countries have experienced significant flooding (Liberia,
Guinea, Burkina Faso, Niger, Gambia, Gabon, Togo, Mali, Central African
Republic, Ghana, Benin, Mauritania, Côte d'Ivoire, Sierra Leone and Senegal).
Estimates indicated that more than 200,000 people were affected; thousands
of families were uprooted from their homes and material losses were considerable.
Other floods had caused further damage in Guinea and Sierra Leone.
The flooding occurred after the Federation