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Cameroon: Flash Floods - Aug 2017

Status
Past
Countries
Cameroon
Disaster types
Flash Flood
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Since 04 August 2017, the Menoua Division, in the West Region of Cameroon, has been experiencing heavy rainfalls, causing a significant rise of water levels and mudslides to settlements. Resulting from this situation, severe flooding has ensued in the area, causing extensive material damage and loss of life. As of 07 August 2017, four (04) main localities had been assessed and as at now, information gathered reports that 12,890 people are affected. (IFRC, 28 Aug 2017)