Floods in Burkina Faso

At least three people died and thousands were homeless Tuesday(01/09/2009) in Ouagadougou and its suburbs as the capital of Burkina Faso was hit by floods, officials said - AFP 02/09/2009.

Source: Glide number

Heavy rainfall caused severe flooding in the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou since 1 September 2009. Roads, bridges and dams have been badly damaged, and a main hospital in the capital is flooded. According to officials, 5 deaths were reported so far and more that 150,000 people left homeless.

Source: International Charter

 

Disaster Information
Region: 
Burkina Faso
Occurance Date: 
01/09/2009