2020 African Sahel floods

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2020 African Sahel floods
DateAugust-September 2020
LocationNiger

Burkina Faso
Senegal
Ghana
Nigeria
Tunisia

Mali

The 2020 African Sahel floods were extreme floods that struck numerous West, East, and Central African countries in August and September of 2020 due to extreme rainfall. Over 760,000 people in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Congo Republic, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan, Senegal, and Tunisia were affected and hundreds killed.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Celestial, Julie (September 12, 2020). "Exceptional rainfall and record floods hit African Sahel". The Watchers.
  2. ^ "Senegal – State of Emergency After Deadly Floods". Floodlist. 7 September 2020.