Devastating Floods In Africa Killed 25 Times More People Than Hurricane Harvey

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Last month’s rain initially brought relief to drought-stricken parts of Africa but didn't stop as it inundated villages with flood water, which led to staggering death tolls reaching the hundreds. The August floods in Africa have killed about 25 times more people than Hurricane Harvey, which left 70 people dead. Much of the flooding in Africa intensified due to years of inadequate drainage systems and poor infrastructure.

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