DAKAR, 11 May 2009 (IRIN) - Hundreds
of people displaced by severe April storms in the Collines region 200km
north of the business capital, Cotonou, are expected to receive construction
materials from the Red Cross of Benin, to begin home and school repairs.
Violent winds and rainstorms displaced
more than 800 people in late April when their homes were destroyed. They
are now staying with other family members, said Blandine Babadankpodgi,
the head of Red Cross's disaster relief team in Benin.
Winds tore part of the roof off one of