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B. 2015-06-23 Fire destroys parts of largest market in Kenya Gikomba Market, Nairobi, Kenya
C. 2015-04-12 Kenya stampede over Nairobi terror scare after Garissa Kikuyu, Nairobi, Kenya
D. 2015-01-11 Fire damages historic hotel in Ethiopia Taitu Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
E. 2015-01-04 Nairobi flights halted after plane crash
F. 2014-12-11 At least 50 dead after drinking from contaminated well Mogadishu, Somalia
2014-12-07 African migrant boat capsizes off Yemen, 70 dead Red Sea, Yemen
7. 2014-11-08 Ebola outbreak: Africa sets up $28.5m crisis fund Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
I. 2014-10-18 Rare northern white rhino dies in Africa Ol Pejeta, Kenya
9. 2014-08-16 Kenya to close borders to travellers from Ebola states Kenya

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Fire destroys parts of largest market in Kenya Map of Gikomba Market Nairobi Kenya  A fire has consumed parts of Gikomba Market in Nairobi, destroying an area where vendors sell second-hand clothes imported from Western countries Kenya stampede over Nairobi terror scare after Garissa   A student has died and more than 100 were hurt in a stampede which followed the explosion of an electricity transformer at a Kenyan universi... Fire damages historic hotel in Ethiopia   2 people were taken to the hospital after being rescued from the fire at the Taitu Hotel which was built in 1907 Nairobi flights halted after plane crash   Kenya: Flights into Kenya's main airport have been suspended after a passenger Fokker 50 turboprop crash-landed on the runway in the capital Nairob... 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 Map of Red Sea Yemen  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 Cargo plane with 4 on board crashes in Nairobi. Kenya Malaria spreads to higher altitudes. South America 107 Somali migrants rescued off Libyan coast 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... Drought stops wildebeest migration. Tanzania Hundreds feared dead in Italy shipwreck Map of Lampedusa Italy


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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.29 Dozens die in Kenya bus crash Aug.16 Somalia hit by severe polio outbreak Aug.10 Police looting in Kenya fire probed Aug.9 Military plane crashes in Mogadishu. Somalia Aug.7 Flights resume after Nairobi airport fire. Kenya Delays after fire at Nairobi airport. Kenya 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'  Nearly 260,000 people died during the famine that hit Somalia from 2010 to 2012. Half of them were children under the age of five 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 Mar.29  Tanzania collapse 'traps dozens'

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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
Map of Nairobi Kenya  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: After disputed election some have been housed in makeshift camps while others have sought refuge in police stations or churches

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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. Cameroon May.6 Kenyan airline wreckage found. Cameroon 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


Fire destroys parts of largest market in Kenya Map of Gikomba Market Nairobi Kenya  A fire has consumed parts of Gikomba Market in Nairobi, destroying an area where vendors sell second-hand clothes imported from Western countries Fire damages historic hotel in Ethiopia   2 people were taken to the hospital after being rescued from the fire at the Taitu Hotel which was built in 1907 Police looting in Kenya fire probed Flights resume after Nairobi airport fire. Kenya Delays after fire at Nairobi airport. Kenya 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
Map of Nairobi Kenya  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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2013 Aug.29 Dozens die in Kenya bus crash
2001 Apr.2  Dozens feared dead in crash



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2014 Nov.8 Ebola outbreak: Africa sets up $28.5m crisis fund
. Ethiopia Aug.16 Kenya to close borders to travellers from Ebola states Mar.6 Malaria spreads to higher altitudes. South America 2013 Aug.16 Somalia hit by severe polio outbreak



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2014 Dec.7 African migrant boat capsizes off Yemen, 70 dead
Map of Red Sea Yemen  Most of the migrants were from Ethiopia, and the small boat sank Sunday due to high winds and waves in the Red Sea Feb.28 107 Somali migrants rescued off Libyan coast 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



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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



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2015 Apr.12 Kenya stampede over Nairobi terror scare after Garissa   A student has died and more than 100 were hurt in a stampede which followed the explosion of an electricity transformer at a Kenyan universi...



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2015 Jan.4 Nairobi flights halted after plane crash   Kenya: Flights into Kenya's main airport have been suspended after a passenger Fokker 50 turboprop crash-landed on the runway in the capital Nairob... 2014 Jul.1 Cargo plane with 4 on board crashes in Nairobi
. Kenya 2013 Aug.9 Military plane crashes in Mogadishu. Somalia 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
. Cameroon May.6 Kenyan airline wreckage found. Cameroon 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



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2014 Oct.18 Rare northern white rhino dies in Africa
. Kenya 2013 Nov.27 Drought stops wildebeest migration. Tanzania



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2013 May.2 Somalia famine 'killed 260,000'  Nearly 260,000 people died during the famine that hit Somalia from 2010 to 2012. Half of them were children under the age of five 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



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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 Mar.29  Tanzania collapse 'traps dozens' 2006 Jan.23 Many trapped in Nairobi collapse
. Kenya



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2002 Jun.24  110 killed in train crash



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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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2012 Jan.12 ICRC suspends Somalia aid distribution




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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...