Articles tagged "ethiopia weather"

afar ethiopia flood september 2020

Massive floods leave widespread destruction, displace 140 000 people in Afar, Ethiopia

More than 240 000 people have been affected and 144 000 displaced as widespread floods hit Afar, Ethiopia, the government stated in a press release on September 21, 2020. More than 80 localities have been hit in what authorities described as the worst flood the...

September 22, 2020

ethiopia flood aug 2020

Severe floods displace at least 32 000 people in Ethiopia

At least 32 000 have been displaced by severe flooding that has caused extensive damage in Ethiopia, since late July 2020. This included almost 20 000 residents in Afar that had to relocate in the first week of August due to the overflow of Awash River. According to...

August 10, 2020

ethiopia severe weather may 29 2020

Landslide claims 10 lives in Ethiopia as number of flood-affected people rises to 470 000

At least 10 people lost their lives after a landslide caused by heavy rainfall hit the Gamo Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR) in southern Ethiopia on May 28, 2020. Since the beginning of the rainy season, floods and...

May 30, 2020

ethiopia flood may 7 2020

Floods affect more than 200 000, displace 100 000 people in Ethiopia

Severe flooding affecting Ethiopia since late April has impacted at least 219 000 people and displaced as many as 104 000. Tens of thousands have been displaced following major inundations that affected mostly those in the Somali region. Flash floods also killed...

May 08, 2020

somalia ethiopia flood april 28 2020

Intense rains trigger deadly flash floods in Ethiopia and Somalia, 83 000 displaced

Seasonal rains continued to strengthen in most parts of East Africa during the fourth week of April 2020, leading to a significant increase in rainfall which triggered deadly flash floods in Ethiopia and Somalia. Around 83 000 people have been displaced.​ Since...

April 28, 2020

landslide in ethiopia oct 12 2019

Landslide kills at least 23 in Ethiopia

At least 23 people have died after a mudslide hit the Konta district of southern Ethiopia on October 12, 2019. Officials confirmed the numbers on October 14. The landslide, which was a result of heavy rains, took the lives of victims from Amia 03 locality also...

October 15, 2019

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Heavy rains result in landslide killing 7 in southern Ethiopia

Local authorities confirmed seven fatalities after a landslide caused by heavy rains hit Ethiopia's Southern regional state on September 8, 2019. The state's communication office reported that five out of seven victims were from one family. Ethiopia has...

September 11, 2019