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DR Congo: Flash Flood: 2023/05/04 Country Information on DRR

Period 2023/05/04
Country or District DR Congo
Event Type Flash Flood
Outline Torrential rain in South Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo caused a river to overflow on 4 May 2023 and led to significant damage and loss of life in the villages of Bushushu and Nyamukubi, the provincial government said in a statement. At least 176 people have been killed in flash floods in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo as of 5 May 2023, a regional official says.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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South Kivu governor Théo Ngwabidje Kasi put the death toll at 176 and said that others were still missing.