Articles tagged "mauritania"

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Severe flooding in Mauritania kills 5, risk of outbreak of waterborne diseases

Heavy rainfall affecting Mauritania since August 25, 2019, resulted in extreme flooding in parts of the country, claiming the lives of at least 5 people. Reports stated that the fatalities were recorded in Selibaby City in Guidimaka Region. Houses and establishments...

August 30, 2019

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Saharan dust blows off the coast of Mauritania

Golden sands from the Sahara Desert blow westward off the coast of Mauritania and the border zone by Western Sahara. Two main plumes can be observed, one north of the green waters of the Bay of Arguin and one to the south of it. Saharan Air Layer Analysis

December 06, 2012

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Worsening drought threatens the Mauritania's livestock

An association of cattle breeders from south-eastern Mauritania on Tuesday called for urgent government assistance as a worsening drought threatens the region's livestock. Normally it should be 40 days into the rainy season, but this year the lateness of the rain is

July 27, 2011