South African Flood Death Toll Rises


South Africa's emergency services have made a grim discovery, as the body of an eight-year-old boy who drowned in Mlumati River in Nkomazi, Mpumalanga, has been recovered. At least 12 others have died in the Limpopo floods and several districts in the north of that province are still unreachable.
  • South Africa:  Limpopo Flood Death Toll Rises to 12

    SAnews.gov.za, 24 January 2013

    Two more bodies of flood victims, including a child, have been found, increasing the death toll as a result of the floods in Limpopo to 12 since last week.read more »

  • South Africa:  Emergency Services Search for Limpopo Flood Victims

    SAnews.gov.za, 22 January 2013

    A multi-faceted team has been dispatched to find victims of the floods that have devastated some parts of Limpopo, following heavy rains across the country.read more »

  • South Africa:  Floods Update

    South African Government, 22 January 2013

    The Joint Operations Committee (JOC) of Limpopo continues its work of rescuing and providing relief to distressed people. This was as a result of the heavy rains that have wreaked... read more »

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  • South Africa:  At Least 10 Dead in Limpopo Floods

    South African Press Association, 23 January 2013

    At least 10 people have died in the Limpopo floods in the past week, it was reported on Wednesday.read more »

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