Flash flooding has again hit the capital of Sierra Leone after torrential rains on Friday.
The damage caused by the dam breach was particularly severe in 13 villages in Sanamxay district, which affected an estimated 6,351 people.
Flash and river floods, caused by heavy rainfall, in have affected more than 695 000 people, and displaced nearly 215 000 of these, in the last few days. Most flooding occurred in the regions of Bakool, Banadir, Bay, Hiraan, Lower Juba,… Read More ›
The death toll is expected to continue to rise over the next few days and weeks, as emergency teams search through the debris and mud.
Hundreds of people are reported dead after a hillside in the Regent area collapsed early on Monday following heavy rains, leaving many houses covered in mud. Torrential rain fall which started in the early hours of 4:30 am in Sierra… Read More ›