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Flooding in Somalia takes heavy toll

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7127.247g (Published 24 January 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:247
  1. James Ciment
  1. New York

    Recent flooding in Somalia in the past weeks has taken a heavy toll in lives, crops, and property, although waters are receding in some places, according to the United Nations department of humanitarian affairs in Geneva.

    UN officials say that about one million people in the east African country have been affected by the month long flooding and over 1900 …

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