Somalia: Floods - Sep 2012

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The central Somalian city of Belet Weyne and surrounding areas were flooded late at night between 27-28 Sep 2012 when extremely heavy rains caused the already swollen Shabelle River to overflow. The flooding killed 25 people and displaced 20,000. Over 5,000 livestock drowned. (OCHA, 8 Oct 2012)

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