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B. 2016-09-10 Tanzania earthquake kills 13 and injures more than 200 Bukoba, Tanzania
C. 2016-09-05 23 die in Ethiopia prison fire over weekend Kilinto prison, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
3. 2016-04-30 Somalia mosque collapses kills 15 in Mogadishu Mogadishu, Somalia
4. 2016-04-29 Kenya flooding: Nairobi six-storey building collapses Lenana Road, Nairobi, Kenya
2016-04-28 African leaders meet for Giants Club elephant summit Kenya
G. 2016-03-30 Kenya faces 2nd attack by an escaped lion in less than a month Kajiado, Kenya
H. 2016-02-08 Somalia drought leaves 50,000 children 'facing death' Puntland, Somalia
I. 2016-02-02 Fire forces plane to make emergency landing in Somalia Mogadishu, Somalia
J. 2015-12-20 Cholera outbreak threatens world's largest refugee camp Dadaab, Kenya

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Tanzania earthquake kills 13 and injures more than 200 23 die in Ethiopia prison fire over weekend Somalia mosque collapses kills 15 in Mogadishu Kenya flooding: Nairobi six-storey building collapses African leaders meet for Giants Club elephant summit. Kenya Kenya faces 2nd attack by an escaped lion in less than a month
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Tanzania earthquake kills 13 and injures more than 200 Map of Bukoba Tanzania  A magnitude 5.7 earthquake has killed at least 13 people and injured 203 in northern Tanzania, the authorities say 23 die in Ethiopia prison fire over weekend Map of Kilinto prison Addis Ababa Ethiopia  The Kilinto prison on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa, is where many opposition figures and journalists are held Somalia mosque collapses kills 15 in Mogadishu   A mosque under refurbishment has collapsed in Somalia, killing at least 15 people and injuring 40 Kenya flooding: Nairobi six-storey building collapses   A six-storey building has collapsed in a residential area of the Kenyan capital Nairobi as heavy rain plays havoc across the country   African leaders meet for Giants Club elephant summit   Kenya: African leaders are to meet in Kenya to discuss how to save the continent's elephants from extinction Kenya faces 2nd attack by an escaped lion in less than a month   A Kenyan wildlife official says a lion has been shot dead after straying from a national park and attacking a man outside the capital of Nai... Somalia drought leaves 50,000 children 'facing death' Fire forces plane to make emergency landing in Somalia Cholera outbreak threatens world's largest refugee camp. Kenya Fake bomb forces Air France flight to make Kenya emergency landing Kenyans stuck in '50km' traffic jam on Nairobi-Mombasa road El Nino threatens 'millions in east and southern Africa' Fire destroys parts of largest market in Kenya Kenya stampede over Nairobi terror scare after Garissa Fire damages historic hotel in Ethiopia Nairobi flights halted after plane crash. Kenya At least 50 dead after drinking from contaminated well   Somalia: At least 50 people have died in Somalia after drinking contaminated water from a well in northern Mogadishu   African migrant boat capsizes off Yemen, 70 dead   Most of the migrants were from Ethiopia, and the small boat sank Sunday due to high winds and waves in the Red Sea Ebola outbreak: Africa sets up $28.5m crisis fund. Ethiopia Rare northern white rhino dies in Africa. Kenya Kenya to close borders to travellers from Ebola states Two US men found dead on 'Captain Phillips' cargo ship   Seychelles: Two US security officers have been found dead in the Seychelles on a freighter made famous in the Somali pirate hijacking film Captain Phill...   Hundreds feared dead in Italy shipwreck Map of Lampedusa Italy


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Jul.1  Cargo plane with 4 on board crashes in Nairobi
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Nov.27  Drought stops wildebeest migration
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  Southern Italy: At least 130 African migrants have died and many more are missing after a boat carrying them to Europe sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa
 Most of those on board were from Eritrea and Somalia
Aug.6 Major fire closes Nairobi airport Map of Nairobi Kenya
  Kenya: The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) said Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) had been closed and passengers evacuated
 Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) has been closed, passengers evacuated and incoming flights diverted
May.2 Somalia famine 'killed 260,000' Mar.30   Tanzania collapse 'leaves 17 dead'   A multi-storey building collapsed in the centre of the main Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam on Friday morning

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Jul.19 Red Cross: Dozens killed after ferry capsizes
. Tanzania Jun.10 Government minister among 6 killed in helicopter crash. Kenya Feb.29   Stricken vessel nears dock in Seychelles Map of Victoria Seychelles  The stricken Italian cruise vessel Costa Allegra is due to reach land in the Seychelles shortly Feb.27 Stricken Costa vessel under tow. Seychelles Jan.12 ICRC suspends Somalia aid distribution

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Sep.12 Dozens die in pipeline fire   Kenya: A fuel pipeline exploded in a densely populated Nairobi slum Monday morning, killing at least 55 people but likely more Sep.10   Scores die as Zanzibar ship sinks   Tanzania: At least 187 people have died after an overloaded ferry sank off the Tanzanian island with at least 800 people on board Sep.5     Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000'
  As many as 750,000 people could die as Somalia's drought worsens in the coming months, the UN has warned, declaring a famine in a new area Aug.3     Somalia's famine reaches into Mogadishu   Three more regions of Somalia have now been struck by famine, including the capital, Mogadishu, the United Nations announced Jul.22 Militants: Aid ban in Somalia still in place
Jul.20 US to aid Islamist Somali areas. Somalia Jul.19   UN to declare famine in Somalia
  The United Nations is set to declare a famine in parts of Somalia as it suffers the worst drought in more than half a century


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Jan.24   Ethiopian airliner crashes; 90 on board
   Lebanon: The Boeing 737-800 was thought to have gone down after takeoff from Rafik Hariri International Airport in Beirut at 2:27 a.m..    Eyewitnesses say they saw a ball of fire in the sky b...


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Sep.24 UN warns over East Africa hunger
Aug.27 U.N. seeks $230M to fight Kenya hunger Jan.31     At least 100 people killed in oil fire   Kenya: An overturned petrol tanker caught fire on a highway and exploded and hundreds of people gathered to collect spilled fuel

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Jun.4 Red Cross: Somalia facing severe famine
May.19 Ethiopian millions 'risk hunger' Jan.4 180,000 people displaced. Kenya

year 2007 Top ^

Sep.15   Flood misery hits arc of Africa
  West Africa: An estimated one million people across Africa have been hit by rains which have destroyed crops, burst dams and left dozens dead
May.7  Flight 507 engine failure a focus May.6  Kenyan airline wreckage found May.5   Jet with 100 aboard crashes
Map of Lolodorf Cameroon   Cameroon: Kenya Airways flight crashed in southern Cameroon. The plane lost contact with airport controllers soon after taking off Apr.19  Somalia faces aid crisis, says UN

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Dec.7  Rains bring no relief to starving Somalis Nov.19  Flood rescue gathers pace Aug.15  Heavy rain mars rescue Aug.6  Dozens killed in floods Apr.6   69 dead as ferry capsizes   Djibouti: A boat ferrying passengers to a traditional festival overturned after leaving port about noon Mar.5  Time short food 'crisis' Jan.23 Many trapped in Nairobi collapse
. Kenya

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Jan.24  Minister dies in plane crash

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Nov.11  Famine threat to 15 million Jun.24  110 killed in train crash

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Apr.2  Dozens feared dead in crash Mar.25 Fire kills 58 children
. Kenya

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Nov.17  Death toll from fatal brew about 100


23 die in Ethiopia prison fire over weekend Map of Kilinto prison Addis Ababa Ethiopia  The Kilinto prison on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa, is where many opposition figures and journalists are held Fire destroys parts of largest market in Kenya Fire damages historic hotel in Ethiopia Major fire closes Nairobi airport Map of Nairobi Kenya




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  Kenya: The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) said Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) had been closed and passengers evacuated
 Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) has been closed, passengers evacuated and incoming flights diverted
2011 Sep.12 Dozens die in pipeline fire   Kenya: A fuel pipeline exploded in a densely populated Nairobi slum Monday morning, killing at least 55 people but likely more 2009 Jan.31   At least 100 people killed in oil fire   Kenya: An overturned petrol tanker caught fire on a highway and exploded and hundreds of people gathered to collect spilled fuel 2001 Mar.25 Fire kills 58 children. Kenya



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2016 Sep. 10 Tanzania earthquake kills 13 and injures more than 200
Map of Bukoba Tanzania  A magnitude 5.7 earthquake has killed at least 13 people and injured 203 in northern Tanzania, the authorities say



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2015 Nov.19 Kenyans stuck in '50km' traffic jam on Nairobi-Mombasa road
2001 Apr.2  Dozens feared dead in crash



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2015 Dec.20 Cholera outbreak threatens world's largest refugee camp
. Kenya 2014 Nov.8 Ebola outbreak: Africa sets up $28.5m crisis fund. Ethiopia Aug.16 Kenya to close borders to travellers from Ebola states



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2014 Dec.7   African migrant boat capsizes off Yemen, 70 dead   Most of the migrants were from Ethiopia, and the small boat sank Sunday due to high winds and waves in the Red Sea 2013 Oct.3   Hundreds feared dead in Italy shipwreck
Map of Lampedusa Italy
  Southern Italy: At least 130 African migrants have died and many more are missing after a boat carrying them to Europe sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa
 Most of those on board were from Eritrea and Somalia
2012 Jul.19 Red Cross: Dozens killed after ferry capsizes. Tanzania Feb.29 Stricken vessel nears dock in Seychelles
Map of Victoria Seychelles  The stricken Italian cruise vessel Costa Allegra is due to reach land in the Seychelles shortly Feb.27 Stricken Costa vessel under tow. Seychelles 2011 Sep.10 Scores die as Zanzibar ship sinks   Tanzania: At least 187 people have died after an overloaded ferry sank off the Tanzanian island with at least 800 people on board 2006 Apr.6 69 dead as ferry capsizes   Djibouti: A boat ferrying passengers to a traditional festival overturned after leaving port about noon



East Africa, Disasters Weather Related Timeline ... See World Weather Related timeline Top ^
2015 Nov.10 El Nino threatens 'millions in east and southern Africa'
2006 Dec.7  Rains bring no relief to starving Somalis Aug.15  Heavy rain mars rescue



East Africa, Disasters Flood Timeline ... See World Flood timeline Top ^
2007 Sep.15 Flood misery hits arc of Africa
  West Africa: An estimated one million people across Africa have been hit by rains which have destroyed crops, burst dams and left dozens dead
2006 Nov.19  Flood rescue gathers pace Aug.6  Dozens killed in floods



East Africa, Disasters Stampede Timeline ... See World Stampede timeline Top ^
2015 Apr.12 Kenya stampede over Nairobi terror scare after Garissa




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2016 Apr.28   African leaders meet for Giants Club elephant summit
  Kenya: African leaders are to meet in Kenya to discuss how to save the continent's elephants from extinction Mar.30 Kenya faces 2nd attack by an escaped lion in less than a month   A Kenyan wildlife official says a lion has been shot dead after straying from a national park and attacking a man outside the capital of Nai... 2014 Oct.18 Rare northern white rhino dies in Africa. Kenya 2013 Nov.27  Drought stops wildebeest migration



East Africa, Disasters Aviation Disasters Timeline ... See World Aviation Disasters timeline Top ^
2016 Feb.2 Fire forces plane to make emergency landing in Somalia
2015 Dec.20 Fake bomb forces Air France flight to make Kenya emergency landing Jan.4 Nairobi flights halted after plane crash. Kenya 2014 Jul.1  Cargo plane with 4 on board crashes in Nairobi 2012 Jun.10 Government minister among 6 killed in helicopter crash. Kenya 2010 Jan.24 Ethiopian airliner crashes; 90 on board
   Lebanon: The Boeing 737-800 was thought to have gone down after takeoff from Rafik Hariri International Airport in Beirut at 2:27 a.m..    Eyewitnesses say they saw a ball of fire in the sky b...
2007 May.7  Flight 507 engine failure a focus May.6  Kenyan airline wreckage found May.5 Jet with 100 aboard crashes
Map of Lolodorf Cameroon   Cameroon: Kenya Airways flight crashed in southern Cameroon. The plane lost contact with airport controllers soon after taking off 2003 Jan.24  Minister dies in plane crash



East Africa, Disasters Structure Collapse Timeline ... See World Structure Collapse timeline Top ^
2016 Apr.30 Somalia mosque collapses kills 15 in Mogadishu   A mosque under refurbishment has collapsed in Somalia, killing at least 15 people and injuring 40 Apr.29 Kenya flooding: Nairobi six-storey building collapses   A six-storey building has collapsed in a residential area of the Kenyan capital Nairobi as heavy rain plays havoc across the country 2013 Mar.30 Tanzania collapse 'leaves 17 dead'   A multi-storey building collapsed in the centre of the main Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam on Friday morning 2006 Jan.23 Many trapped in Nairobi collapse
. Kenya



East Africa, Disasters Famine Timeline ... See World Famine timeline Top ^
2016 Feb.8 Somalia drought leaves 50,000 children 'facing death'
2013 May.2 Somalia famine 'killed 260,000' 2011 Sep.5   Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000'  As many as 750,000 people could die as Somalia's drought worsens in the coming months, the UN has warned, declaring a famine in a new area Aug.3   Somalia's famine reaches into Mogadishu   Three more regions of Somalia have now been struck by famine, including the capital, Mogadishu, the United Nations announced Jul.22 Militants: Aid ban in Somalia still in place Jul.20 US to aid Islamist Somali areas. Somalia Jul.19 UN to declare famine in Somalia
  The United Nations is set to declare a famine in parts of Somalia as it suffers the worst drought in more than half a century
2009 Sep.24 UN warns over East Africa hunger
Aug.27 U.N. seeks $230M to fight Kenya hunger 2008 Jun.4 Red Cross: Somalia facing severe famine May.19 Ethiopian millions 'risk hunger' 2006 Mar.5  Time short food 'crisis' 2002 Nov.11  Famine threat to 15 million



East Africa, Disasters Railroad Disasters Timeline ... See World Railroad Disasters timeline Top ^
2002 Jun.24  110 killed in train crash



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2012 Jan.12 ICRC suspends Somalia aid distribution




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2014 Dec.11 At least 50 dead after drinking from contaminated well   Somalia: At least 50 people have died in Somalia after drinking contaminated water from a well in northern Mogadishu 2000 Nov.17  Death toll from fatal brew about 100



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2014 Feb.19 Two US men found dead on 'Captain Phillips' cargo ship   Seychelles: Two US security officers have been found dead in the Seychelles on a freighter made famous in the Somali pirate hijacking film Captain Phill...