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Rwanda - Floods

- ECHO Daily flash of 10/03/2020

  • Torrential rain and thunderstorms have been affecting the country since last week, causing widespread floods that have resulted in fatalities and damage.
  • According to media reports, as of 10 March, at least 10 people died, 8 in Southern Province, one in Kigali Province and another one in Northern Province. Several people have been injured, 42 houses have been destroyed as well as 3 roads and 4 bridges.
  • For the next 24 hours, heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast across the whole country.

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