Burundi: Floods - Mar 2011

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Between 20 March and 3 April 2011, heavy rains were experienced in Bujumbura Capital and subsequent flooding affected three communes namely, Ngagara, Cibitoke and Kinama. These localities are populous suburbs of the capital, Bujumbura, with high poverty and weak infrastructure. An estimated 137 households were seriously damaged and 30 cases of cholera were reported in Sabe Area in Ngagara Commune. (IFRC, 30 Aug 2011)

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