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Democratic Republic of Congo - Floods and landslide (media, NOAA - CPC) (ECHO Daily Flash of 7 December 2020)

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  • Flooding and landslide triggered by heavy rainfall were reported across Mbanza-Ngungu City (Kongo Central Province, western Democratic Republic of Congo) on 2-3 December, resulting in at least 18 fatalities, as reported by media.

  • The worst affected areas are Noki and Disengomoka districts. In addition, media report 4 injured people, and several damaged or destroyed houses across the affected area.

  • Moderate to locally heavy rain is forecast over southern Democratic Republic of Congo, including Mbanza-Ngungu on 7-9 December.