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18 Dec
The flood-prone capital city of the Democratic Republic of Congo saw around 280 houses wiped out by the floods earlier this week. UN officials now have updated figures.
15 Dec
Kinshasa's police chief says at least 50 people have died after intense rains triggered flooding and landslides.
16 Nov
Hundreds of thousands of homes have been destroyed and communities left stranded in Nigeria's worst flooding in years. DW's Flourish Chukwurah traveled to Tombia, a town in Bayelsa State, whose residents have largely been displaced by the floodwaters.
6 Nov
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26 Oct
Prolonged drought followed by the heaviest seasonal rains in decades have left herds of cattle, on which Chad's nomads depend, emaciated and producing little milk.
18 Oct
At least half a million Nigerians have been impacted by flooding this year. Farmers are worried the rising waters will push food bills higher in a nation where millions have fallen into food poverty in the past two years.
1 Oct
A wave of floods in northern Nigeria is washing away rice fields and is posing concerns for food security. Nkiru Okpareke, CEO of Enviro Gro Farms joins CNBC Africa for this discussion.
25 Sep
The devastating flooding in recent weeks has battered a country already struggling to revive its crisis-stricken economy.
21 Sep
Water has started receding in parts of Pakistan after the worst monsoon floods in history. But now, a second disaster is looming with cases of water-borne diseases such as malaria and dengue fever rising, as stagnant waters have become breeding grounds for mosquitos. We take a closer look.
19 Sep
Pakistan's devastating floods have reignited the debate that the West is responsible for the effects of climate change in the Global South. Scientists say extreme weather events have become more common. DW investigates.
2 Sep
Local and international health officials have said that waterborne diseases could spread rapidly under the current conditions. Hundreds of clinics have been damaged and many survivors are unable to reach doctors.
1 Sep
Flooding has damaged crops in Pakistan's southern breadbasket, leading Islamabad to consider imports from India. Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal says recovery could cost more than $10 billion.

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