Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso - Floods (UN OCHA, ANAM, Reliefweb) (ECHO Daily Flash of 11 June 2020)

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  • Heavy rain has been affecting centre-north Burkina Faso (in particular the Centre-Nord Region) since 5 June, triggering floods and causing damage in a number of Internally Displaced People (IDPs), camps across Kongoussi, Pensa, and Barsalogho Municipalities, that host around 140,000 IDPs.

  • UN OCHA reports, 24 injured people, approximately 700 destroyed shelters, and a total amount of more than 2,900 affected shelters.

  • Over the next 24 hours, heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast over western Burkina Faso.