Mali: Floods - Aug 2013

Disaster description

Heavy rains between 9-12 Aug 2013 caused flooding in Mali's Kidal and Segou regions, destroying houses, latrines and fields. Around 11,300 people were affected. (OCHA, 26 Aug 2013) On 28 Aug, torrential rains provoked flash floods in the capital Bamako, killing 37 people. At least 20,000 people were displaced. (OCHA, 11 Sep 2013)

By October, 458,475 people had been affected by flooding and over 32,000 hectares of agricultural land had been destroyed (OCHA, 17 Oct 2013).

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