DRC Floods: Thousands Displaced, 300 Dead, Aid Awaited

Tens of thousands of people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo live in temporary accommodation and wait for government help after the country experienced its worst flooding in six decades.

More than 300 people have died, and 280,000 households in more than half the country have been forced to leave their homes since heavy rains started at the end of November. Over 1,500 schools, 267 health centres, 211 markets and 146 roads have been damaged. Read More

News Credit: The Guardian

Picture Credit: Xinhua News Agency/Eyevine

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