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Floods Leave Thousands Homeless in Chad and Cameroon

Effects of floods in Kaikai village, northern Cameroon

Heavy rains and floods this week have left at least 100,000 people homeless on both sides of the border between northern Cameroon and Chad. It’s the worst flooding in the area since 2012. the military is working to evacuate those stranded by floodwaters in Kaikai.

Heavy rains have been pouring ceaselessly, destroying houses and farms in the northern Cameroon village of Kaikai over the past two weeks.

Residents say the downpours caused Lake Maga and the Logone River to overflow.

41-year-old Kaikai resident and cattle rancher Blaise Yunussa said he has lost his two houses and does not know where his goats, read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com