Benin

Floods in Benin

English

More than 30,000 people are currently homeless in Benin and at least 7,000 hectares of crops are destroyed as a result of flooding. The most affected areas are So-Ava, Cotonou (1st, 2nd,3rd,6th and 9th Arrondissements) and Karimana communes. Indeed, unusually heavy rainfall during this rainy season with more forecasted over the next 3 days, the waters of the rivers Niger and Ouémé experienced unusually rapid rise, overflowing their banks to cause flooding in most parts of the country. The priority area of interest is the south and covers So-Ava Commune, Cotonou and Dangbo Commune.

Disaster Type: 

Country/Region: 

Name: 

Floods in Benin

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-XXXXXXX-BEN

Region: 

Benin

Occurance Date: 

06/10/2010
activated

latitude: 

9

longitude: 

3

Regional Centre For training in Aerospace Surveys (RECTAS)

The Regional Centre for training in Aerospace Surveys was created in 1972 under the auspices of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) with a mandate for Training, Research, Consultancy and Advisory Services in Geo informatics. Participating countries at the moment are: Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal.

Undefined

Guide Type: 

Country/Region: 

Floods in Benin

English

Benin declared state of emergency and called for international humanitarian aid after 2,000 families been displaced by flooding caused by heavy rains,

Sources : Glide number

Disaster Type: 

Country/Region: 

Name: 

Floods in Benin

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2009-000127-BEN

Region: 

Benin

Occurance Date: 

07/07/2009

Severe storm in Benin

English

The violent storms that occurred in Challa Ogo? in Ouess? community of Collines region (200 Km from Cotonou) have caused heavy material losses in the area.

Source : Glide number

 

Ressources from OCHA/Reliefwewb, click here

Disaster Type: 

Country/Region: 

Name: 

Severe storm in Benin

GLIDEnumber: 

ST-2009-000090-BEN

Region: 

Benin

Occurance Date: 

05/05/2009

Epidemic in Benin

English

The reporting of 38 cases of polio across 7 West African countries in 2008 and an additional 13 cases in the first 2 months of 2009 has prompted the concerned countries with coordination support from WHO to organise synchronised polio vaccination campaigns.

Country/Region: 

Name: 

Epidemic in Benin

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2009-000067-BEN

Region: 

Benin

Occurance Date: 

20/03/2009
Zircon - This is a contributing Drupal Theme
Design by WeebPal.