More than 3.4 million people in west and central Africa need help after destructive flooding devastates them. The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said during the weekend.
This was revealed amid the flood ravaging Nigeria, Chad, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali and Cameroon.
More than 1.3 million people have been displaced so far in Nigeria and 2.8 million have been impacted by flooding, with farmlands and roads submerged.
According to UNHCR spokesman Olga Sarrado, “hundreds of people had died in Nigeria, where floodwaters in have swept through north and southern country sides displacing communities.
In Central Sahel countries of Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso the ravaging flooding have killed hundreds, displaced thousands , and decimated over one million hectares of cropland.
There is a historic floods for a fourth consecutive year in South Sudan and Sudan currently threatening famine in the Horn of Africa and Mozambique.Follow us on social media