'Always Looking At The Sky': Life Amid Somalia's Flood Waters
Journalist and photographer Christina Goldbaum spent a week visiting Baidoa, where flash floods upended temporary settlements, and Belet Weyne, where the Shabelle River burst its banks, plunging the town under nearly a metre of water. At least 300 people have been killed by flooding across East Africa and the Horn this year, with Somalia, Kenya, and Rwanda particularly hard hit.
PHOTO ESSAYS: 'Always Looking At The Sky'
Journalist and photographer Christina Goldbaum spent a week visiting Baidoa, where flash floods upended temporary settlements, and Belet Weyne on the Shabelle River, where many buildings and ...
IRIN, 7 June 2018
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Shabelle, 27 May 2018
At least 21 people have been killed and a thousand others affected by floods and storm due to heavy rains pounding parts of the Horn of Africa nation, the UN relief agency said on… Read more »
Tens of thousands of people were displaced and fears of outbreaks of cholera, acute watery diarrhoea, and malaria are on the rise.
Peacekeepers have joined the efforts to assist victims of massive flooding after the Shabelle, one of the two rivers passing through the country's central and southern regions ... Read more »