Niger Floods kill 91 people says official

first_imgTwelve irrigation schemes in the Niger River valley, totaling 3,050 hectares (7,536 acres) were completely flooded after a major river surge recently.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement NIAMEY, Niger (AP) – A top official in Niger said the country’s recent floods have killed 91 people and caused significant damage.The director of the cabinet, Aghaly Abdoulkader, said all eight regions of the country are affected by the floods, including the large regions of Tillabery, Dosso and Niamey. The floods have damaged fields, rice paddies, water points, schools, health centers, roads, bridges and dams, he said. In addition large quantities of food have been destroyed and many cattle have washed away. Parents, stop beating yourself up Top holiday drink recipes Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion projectcenter_img Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Comments   Share   Sponsored Stories Quick workouts for men Top Stories last_img

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