Liberia: Floods - Jun 2016

Disaster description

From 29 June 2016, Upper and Lower Margibi County in Liberia experienced widespread flooding, which affected more than 15,000 people (15,431) in 49 communities. (IFRC, 12 Jul 2016)

As of July 11, more than 1,300 people have been affected by recent torrential rains that destroyed their houses in Unification Town, Dolo Town and Mambahn Kaba District in Lower Margibi county in the east of the capital Monrovia. A temporary relocation site has been identified by the authorities. The National Disaster Relief Commission has provided initial relief assistance with support from partners including UNICEF and the Liberia Refugee, Repatriation and Resettlement Commission (OCHA, 11 Jul 2016)

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