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Floods In Northen Ghana

Flooding in Upper East, Upper West and Northern regions has killed 32 people and affected 260,000 according to the Government. Government of Ghana has declared a state of emergency

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People wade through flood waters in Ghana's Upper East Region in September 2007.
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A man prepares to fish in a flooded field in Nasia, northern Ghana, in September 2007 after the Volta Blanc river overflowed.
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Lost the little that he had
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... and come across a road sign poking out of the water near the village of Nasia.
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Graphic showing countries worst hit by the floods in sub-Saharan Africa
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Upper East Regional Minister, Alhassan Samari, appealing to the public to donate to flood victims, as Mustapha Hamid presents part of Akufo-Addo’s donation of ¢200m worth of relief items to the Upper East and Northern regions.
Source: Statesman
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President John Kufuor addressing flood victims at Wiega in the Bulsa District of the Upper East Region, last week
Source: Statesman
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Men carry their bicycles as they wade through flooded waters in Kugzua community in Garu-Tempane district September 26, 2007.
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Homes, schools, crops and livestock have been washed away.
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Farmer Majid Issaka looks at the rotten stumps of a corn field destroyed by flooding near Sandema, in Upper East region, September 18, 2007.
REUTERS/Miriam Imrie
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Flooded Trees and crops, 23 September 2007, near the village of Nasia in northern Ghana
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A woman carries what she has left in a village in Ghana after floods that drove more than 300,000 from their homes.
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People of the Kugzua community speak to a Red Cross official near a washed out bridge in Ghana's Upper East region September 26, 2007.
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General view of an unspecified area in Upper East Region
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Northen Ghana 14.09.2007
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Builsa District:
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A family paddles through flooded fields on Sunday in northern Ghana
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A woman stands in her house, which was ruined by floods, in Balungo community Bongo district
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Destruction
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People assess the damage at a bridge destroyed by floods in Kulungugu in the Upper East Region of Ghana September 25, 2007.
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Trees and crops under water near Bolgatanga, September 2007, after recent floods in northern Ghana. Ghana appealed Tuesday for international support to rebuild northern parts of the country recently hit by devastating floods.(