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