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- Livestock are dying in parts of Ethiopia that are overwhelmingly reliant on their milk as deepening drought pushes up the number of districts in need of life-saving aid by 19 percent, according t

Burials began on Thursday for 300 people killed in Sierra Leone's mudslide while the search for hundreds of others missing..

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Forty people have been killed in a landslide in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Pacifique Keta, the vice governor of Ituri province, said on Thursday.

A financial assistance of Rs 4 lakh each would be given to their families. Eight persons have died due to floods in Bahraich over the past three days.

Heavy rains, inundation, and floods continue to wreak havoc in India, with the death toll rising in Assam, Bihar and West Bengal this week.

Scorched by a 10-month drought that has killed crops and reduced residents to buying trucked-in water, Adigama's young people are voting with their feet.

Rescue workers have uncovered nearly 400 bodies so far from a mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, its chief coroner Seneh Dumbuya told Reuters on Tuesday.

Patna: The death toll in the floods in the state increased to 72, but the situation slightly eased on Wednesday.

This is the second round of monsoon floods to hit the country this year.

Nitish Kumar undertakes aerial survey

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