Chad: Unprecedented flooding affects more than 340,000 people

Torrential rainfall has triggered unprecedented flooding in Chad, affecting more than 340,000 people living in 55,000 households – surpassing last year's figure of more than 250,000 impacted, according to a report released on Friday by the UN humanitarian coordination office, OCHA. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2022/08/1125562
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World News in Brief: Congo flood response, tourism bounces back, alert over Sudan’s ancient pyramids

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