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B. 10-14 Four die when cargo plane plunges into sea Abidjan airport, Ivory Coast
C. 10-07 Ghana gas station explosions kill number of people Legon, Accra, Ghana
D. 09-21 Migrant crisis: Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast Sabratha, Libya
E. 09-15 Boat sinking leaves 33 dead - emergency services Lolo, Kebbi, Northern Nigeria
5. 08-16 Burials for Sierra Leone mudslide victims Regent, Sierra Leone
08-15 At least 600 still missing in Freetown mudslide Regent, Sierra Leone
H. 08-11 Egypt trains collide in Alexandria killing dozens Khurshid, Alexandria, Egypt
I. 07-15 'Eight dead' in wall collapse at Senegal's Demba Dior Demba Diop, Dakar, Senegal
J. 07-12 Italy wildfires: Tourists rescued by boat from Calampiso Calampiso, Sicily

Recent Summary.     Click for More > Ethiopia rubbish landslide kills 48 in Addis Ababa EgyptAir crash: Wreckage found in Mediterranean   European migrant crisis: Shipwrecks 'kill up to 700 migrants' Map of Mediterranean Sea Libya  Up to 700 migrants are feared drowned in a series of shipwrecks off the coast of Libya in the last few days, the UN refugee agency says Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hundreds   MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian Ocean wreckage   Malaysia has sent a team to the Indian Ocean island of Reunion to determine whether debris which washed up there is from missing flight MH37... US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion Cecil Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya   About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized, survivors have told Save the Children. The Italian coast guard had rescued ... Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000 W Africa Ebola deaths 'pass 3,000' Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashed in Mali   Ebola 'caused Guinea fever deaths'   The virus has been identified as the cause of an outbreak of haemorrhagic fever now believed to have killed nearly 60 people in southern Gui... Major fire closes Nairobi airport Tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes in Egypt Passenger plane crashes into Lagos building UN to declare famine in Somalia Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor Minaret collapse kills 41 Yemeni plane crashes with 154 aboard Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea Report: Up to 70,000 dead in Darfur More than 2,000 killed in 6.7 quake 1,800 people died as ferry sinks
At least 600 still missing in Freetown mudslide Map of Regent Sierra Leone
Aug.15   Sierra Leone
  At least 600 people are still missing following a mudslide and flooding that devastated parts of Sierra Leone's capital
Mar.12   Ethiopia


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Four die when cargo plane plunges into sea Ghana gas station explosions kill number of people At least 600 still missing in Freetown mudslide Map of Regent Sierra Leone


October 2017 ... more > Top ^
Sat.   Ivory Coast
Oct. 7   Ghana


September 2017 ... more > Top ^
Sep. 21  Libya  Migrant crisis: Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast
Sep.15  Northern Nigeria  Boat sinking leaves 33 dead - emergency services


August 2017 ... more > Top ^
Aug.16  Sierra Leone  Burials for Sierra Leone mudslide victims
Aug.15   Sierra Leone  
  At least 600 people are still missing following a mudslide and flooding that devastated parts of Sierra Leone's capital
Aug.11  Egypt  Egypt trains collide in Alexandria killing dozens

July 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jul.15  Senegal  'Eight dead' in wall collapse at Senegal's Demba Dior Jul.12  Sicily  Italy wildfires: Tourists rescued by boat from Calampiso Jul.5  CAR  Scores killed in truck crash

June 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jun.13  Mosul  Displaced hit by food poisoning in camp near Mosul Jun.10  Ethiopia  Ethiopia's emergency food aid to run out next month Jun.8  Rwanda  Rhino kills Hungarian conservationist in Rwanda Jun.1  Niger  Over 40 people 'die of thirst' in Sahara Desert

May 2017 ... more > Top ^
May.12  Congo  Ebola: WHO declares outbreak in DR Congo May.7  Tanzania  School bus crash kills 36 in Tanzania

April 2017 ... more > Top ^
Apr.29  Southern Africa  Shark mauls trained shark-spotter bodyboarding off French island Apr.24  Kenya  27 people killed in bus-trailer truck collision in Kenya Apr.16  Libya  Thousands saved off Libyan coast over Easter

March 2017 ... more > Top ^
Mar.23  Libya  More than 200 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean Mar.19  Ghana  Ghana waterfall: Many dead in Kintampo freak tree accident Mar.12   Ethiopia   Ethiopia rubbish landslide kills 48 in Addis Ababa
Map of Koshe Addis Ababa Ethiopia  Dozens of people are still missing since the landslide on Saturday night at the Koshe landfill. A resident said 150 people were there at the time

January 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jan.14  Libya  Only 4 survivors from migrant shipwreck off Libya

year 2016 Top ^

Nov.3  Libya  Migrant crisis: 'Hundreds dead' in shipwrecks off Libya Aug.29   Libya Thousands of migrants rescued off Libya
Jun.16   Egypt EgyptAir plane's voice recorder found Jun.15   Egypt EgyptAir crash: Wreckage found in Mediterranean   Wreckage of the EgyptAir flight that went missing over the Mediterranean last month has been found, Egyptian investigators say Jun.1  Egypt  EgyptAir crash: Black box signals heard by search teams May.29   Libya     European migrant crisis: Shipwrecks 'kill up to 700 migrants' Map of Mediterranean Sea Libya
  Up to 700 migrants are feared drowned in a series of shipwrecks off the coast of Libya in the last few days, the UN refugee agency says
May.20   Egypt EgyptAir: 'Smoke detected' inside cabin before crash   Egypt EgyptAir crash: Debris found from flight MS804 Apr.28  Kenya  African leaders meet for Giants Club elephant summit

year 2015 Top ^

Dec.24   Nigeria Nigeria gas explosion kills more than 100 people
Nov.3  Egypt  Sinai crash: Russia plane flight recorders to be examined Aug.27   Libya     Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hundreds   Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsized at Mediterranean Sea, residents and officials say Aug.22   Libya Up to 3,000 migrants rescued near Libya coast Aug.15  Libya  More than 40 migrants died in overcrowded boat Aug.2  Southern Africa  MH370 search: New debris on Reunion investigated Jul.31   Southern Africa More debris on Reunion Island beach may unlock MH370 mystery Jul.29   Southern Africa     MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian Ocean wreckage Map of Reunion France Southern Africa
  Malaysia has sent a team to the Indian Ocean island of Reunion to determine whether debris which washed up there is from missing flight MH370
Jul.28   Zimbabwe   US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion Cecil  Walter Palmer who killed a lion in Zimbabwe says he regrets shooting the well-known animal and insists that he thought he was on a legal hun... Jul.19  South Africa  Surfer Mick Fanning attacked by shark on live TV Jul.17  Johannesburg  Train crash: 300 injured near Johannesburg Jun.4  Ghana  Ghana petrol station inferno kills 150 in Accra Apr.20   Sicily Italy arrests two over migrant boat sinking Apr.16   Libya Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard Apr.14   Libya     Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya Map of Mediterranean sea Libya
  About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized, survivors have told Save the Children. The Italian coast guard had rescued 144.    More than 8,000 have bee...


year 2014 Top ^

Oct.25   West Africa     Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000
  The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak has exceeded 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization says in its latest report. Oct.23  Mali  First Ebola case in Mali confirmed Sep.26   West Africa     W Africa Ebola deaths 'pass 3,000'
  The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has passed 3,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) says Sep.5   Sierra Leone Sierra Leone declares Ebola lockdown Aug.17  Liberia  Protesters attack Liberia Ebola unit Aug.6  Liberia  Liberia's president declares state of emergency over Ebola Jul.24   Mali   Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashed in Mali
Map of Gossi Mali  An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board which dropped off the radar in the early hours of Thursday has apparently crashed in Mali Mar.22   Guinea     Ebola 'caused Guinea fever deaths' Map of southern Guinea Guinea
  The virus has been identified as the cause of an outbreak of haemorrhagic fever now believed to have killed nearly 60 people in southern Guinea
Feb.21  Tunisia  11 killed as Libyan military plane crashes in Tunisia Feb.16  Johannesburg  SA miners freed from collapsed pit Feb.11   Algeria Algeria plane crash 'kills scores' Feb.5  Johannesburg  Bodies found in South Africa mine

year 2013 Top ^

Nov.30  Namibia  Namibia finds Mozambique plane wreck Nov.19  South Africa  40 feared trapped in South Africa building collapse Oct.30  Niger  Bodies of migrants found in Niger Aug.6   Kenya Major fire closes Nairobi airport   The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) said Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) had been closed and passengers evacuated Feb.26   Egypt Tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes in Egypt   Hot air balloon exploded over the city of Luxor. Eighteen tourists were killed when the balloon dropped almost 300 meters Jan.1   Ivory Coast Dozens of children crushed to death in stampede


year 2012 Top ^

Nov.17  Egypt  Egypt bus-train crash kills 50 children Nov.7  Ghana  Shop building collapses in Ghana Jun.3   Nigeria   Passenger plane crashes into Lagos building   All dead in Nigeria plane crash. At least 162 people were thought to be on board Mar.4  Congo  Ammo dump explodes in Congo, killing 60

year 2011 Top ^

Sep.12  Kenya  Dozens die in pipeline fire Sep.10  Tanzania  Scores die as Zanzibar ship sinks Sep.5   Somalia Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000'
Aug.3  Somalia  Somalia's famine reaches into Mogadishu Jul.19   Somalia   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

year 2010 Top ^

Sep.24  Northern Nigeria  Flooding displaces more than 2 million Aug.29  Niger  Niger flooding displaces nearly 200,000 Jul.3   Congo Hundreds killed in oil tanker explosion
May.12   Libya   Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor Map of Tripoli Libya  92 passengers and 11 crew members were killed. An 8-year-old boy who is a Dutch citizen is the sole survivor of a deadly Afriqiyah Airways crash Feb.19   Morocco Minaret collapse kills 41   A 400-year-old minaret in Bab Berdieyinn mosque collapsed on worshipers, killing 36 and injuring 71 in the middle of prayers

year 2009 Top ^

Sep.8   West Africa 600,000 hit by flooding
Jun.30   Comoros Child found alive after Indian Ocean plane crash Jun.29   Comoros   Yemeni plane crashes with 154 aboard  A Yemeni jetliner en route to Moroni has crashed in the Indian Ocean an hour before reaching its destination, Moroni, the capital of Comoros Mar.31  Libya  Hundreds feared drowned off Libya Mar.6   Zimbabwe PM's wife killed in car crash

year 2008 Top ^

Dec.18  Zimbabwe  Cholera deaths pass 1,000 Dec.2   Zimbabwe Cholera deaths near 500
Jun.10   Sudan 28 dead as fire engulfs plane Apr.16  Congo  Plane crash kills 38; others missing

year 2007 Top ^

Oct.3   South Africa 3,200 workers trapped in gold mine
Sep.15   West Africa Flood misery hits arc of Africa May.5   Cameroon Jet with 100 aboard crashes

year 2006 Top ^

Dec.26   Nigeria Pipeline explosion kills at least 260
Dec.18  Senegal  Migrant boat capsized twice; 80 die Oct.29   Nigeria Sultan among crash dead May.12  Nigeria  Oil pipeline explosion kills up to 200 Feb.8  Nigeria  Deadly bird flu found Feb.3  Egypt  Hopes dim for ferry missing   Egypt   Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea  An aging passenger ferry loaded to near capacity with dozens of vehicles sank. 100 survivors had been rescued

year 2005 Top ^

Dec.10  Nigeria  Jet crashes in flames. 100 killed Oct.23  Nigeria  No survivors in crash Oct.22  Nigeria  Jet has crashed after takeoff Jul.31  Sudan  VP Garang 'dies in crash' Jul.18  Niger  Children starving to death

year 2004 Top ^

Nov.10  Ivory Coast  Foreigners flee Ivory Coast Oct.17   Darfur   Report: Up to 70,000 dead in Darfur  The WHO: Up to 70,000 refugees have died since March 1 due to various causes, including diseases and malnutrition Oct.4  Tunisia  Many drown as migrant ship sinks Feb.23  Morocco  Quake kills 600 Jan.2  Egypt  Airliner crashes into Red Sea

year 2003 Top ^

May.21   Algeria   More than 2,000 killed in 6.7 quake  51,000 homeless and 8,626 injured. Survivors accused the government of turning a blind eye to shoddy construction

year 2002 Top ^

Sep.27   Senegal   1,800 people died as ferry sinks  The Atlantic Ocean ferry Joola carrying almost 800 passengers and crew has sunk in a fierce storm Jan.28   Nigeria Lagos blasts leave 500 dead
Jan.19  Congo  Half of the city has been burned


Major fire closes Nairobi airport   The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) said Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) had been closed and passengers evacuated More than 2,000 killed in 6.7 quake  51,000 homeless and 8,626 injured. Survivors accused the government of turning a blind eye to shoddy construction PM's wife killed in car crash   Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000   The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak has exceeded 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization says in its latest report.   W Africa Ebola deaths 'pass 3,000'   The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has passed 3,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) says Sierra Leone declares Ebola lockdown   Ebola 'caused Guinea fever deaths' Map of southern Guinea Guinea




Africa, Disasters Fire Timeline ... See World Fire timeline Top ^
2017
Jul.12  Sicily  Italy wildfires: Tourists rescued by boat from Calampiso
2015
Jun.4  Ghana  Ghana petrol station inferno kills 150 in Accra
2013
Aug.6   Kenya
2011
Sep.12  Kenya  Dozens die in pipeline fire




Africa, Disasters Earthquake Timeline ... See World Earthquake timeline Top ^
2004
Feb.23  Morocco  Quake kills 600
2003
May.21   Algeria




Africa, Disasters Highway Disaster Timeline ... See World Highway Disaster timeline Top ^
2017
Jul.5  CAR  Scores killed in truck crash
May.7  Tanzania  School bus crash kills 36 in Tanzania
Apr.24  Kenya  27 people killed in bus-trailer truck collision in Kenya
2012
Nov.17  Egypt  Egypt bus-train crash kills 50 children
2009
Mar.6   Zimbabwe




Africa, Disasters Health Disaster Timeline ... See World Health Disaster timeline Top ^
2017
May.12  Congo  Ebola: WHO declares outbreak in DR Congo
2014
Oct.25   West Africa
Oct.23  Mali  First Ebola case in Mali confirmed
Sep.26   West Africa
Sep.5   Sierra Leone
Aug.17  Liberia  Protesters attack Liberia Ebola unit
Aug.6  Liberia  Liberia's president declares state of emergency over Ebola
Mar.22   Guinea
  The virus has been identified as the cause of an outbreak of haemorrhagic fever now believed to have killed nearly 60 people in southern Guinea
2008 Dec.18  Zimbabwe  Cholera deaths pass 1,000 Dec.2   Zimbabwe Cholera deaths near 500 2006 Feb.8  Nigeria  Deadly bird flu found



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2017 Sep. 21  Libya  Migrant crisis: Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast Sep.15  Northern Nigeria  Boat sinking leaves 33 dead - emergency services Apr.16  Libya  Thousands saved off Libyan coast over Easter Mar.23  Libya  More than 200 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean Jan.14  Libya  Only 4 survivors from migrant shipwreck off Libya 2016 Nov.3  Libya  Migrant crisis: 'Hundreds dead' in shipwrecks off Libya Aug.29   Libya Thousands of migrants rescued off Libya
May.29   Libya   European migrant crisis: Shipwrecks 'kill up to 700 migrants'
Map of Mediterranean Sea Libya
  Up to 700 migrants are feared drowned in a series of shipwrecks off the coast of Libya in the last few days, the UN refugee agency says
2015 Aug.27   Libya   Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hundreds   Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsized at Mediterranean Sea, residents and officials say Aug.22   Libya Up to 3,000 migrants rescued near Libya coast Aug.15  Libya  More than 40 migrants died in overcrowded boat Apr.20   Sicily Italy arrests two over migrant boat sinking Apr.16   Libya Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard Apr.14   Libya   Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya Map of Mediterranean sea Libya
  About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized, survivors have told Save the Children. The Italian coast guard had rescued 144.    More than 8,000 have bee...
2011 Sep.10  Tanzania  Scores die as Zanzibar ship sinks 2009 Mar.31  Libya  Hundreds feared drowned off Libya 2006 Dec.18  Senegal  Migrant boat capsized twice; 80 die Feb.3   Egypt Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea
  An aging passenger ferry loaded to near capacity with dozens of vehicles sank. 100 survivors had been rescued 2004 Oct.4  Tunisia  Many drown as migrant ship sinks 2002 Sep.27   Senegal 1,800 people died as ferry sinks  The Atlantic Ocean ferry Joola carrying almost 800 passengers and crew has sunk in a fierce storm



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2002 Jan.19  Congo  Half of the city has been burned



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2014 Feb.16  Johannesburg  SA miners freed from collapsed pit Feb.5  Johannesburg  Bodies found in South Africa mine 2007 Oct.3   South Africa 3,200 workers trapped in gold mine




Africa, Disasters Landslide Timeline ... See World Landslide timeline Top ^
2017 Aug.16  Sierra Leone  Burials for Sierra Leone mudslide victims Aug.15   Sierra Leone At least 600 still missing in Freetown mudslide
Map of Regent Sierra Leone
  At least 600 people are still missing following a mudslide and flooding that devastated parts of Sierra Leone's capital
Mar.12   Ethiopia Ethiopia rubbish landslide kills 48 in Addis Ababa Map of Koshe Addis Ababa Ethiopia  Dozens of people are still missing since the landslide on Saturday night at the Koshe landfill. A resident said 150 people were there at the time



Africa, Disasters Flood Timeline ... See World Flood timeline Top ^
2010 Sep.24  Northern Nigeria  Flooding displaces more than 2 million Aug.29  Niger  Niger flooding displaces nearly 200,000 2009 Sep.8   West Africa 600,000 hit by flooding
2007 Sep.15   West Africa Flood misery hits arc of Africa



Africa, Disasters Stampede Timeline ... See World Stampede timeline Top ^
2013 Jan.1   Ivory Coast Dozens of children crushed to death in stampede




Africa, Disasters Aviation Disasters Timeline ... See World Aviation Disasters timeline Top ^
2017 Sat.   Ivory Coast Four die when cargo plane plunges into sea
2016 Jun.16   Egypt EgyptAir plane's voice recorder found Jun.15   Egypt EgyptAir crash: Wreckage found in Mediterranean   Wreckage of the EgyptAir flight that went missing over the Mediterranean last month has been found, Egyptian investigators say Jun.1  Egypt  EgyptAir crash: Black box signals heard by search teams May.20   Egypt EgyptAir: 'Smoke detected' inside cabin before crash May.20   Egypt EgyptAir crash: Debris found from flight MS804 2015 Nov.3  Egypt  Sinai crash: Russia plane flight recorders to be examined Aug.2  Southern Africa  MH370 search: New debris on Reunion investigated Jul.31   Southern Africa More debris on Reunion Island beach may unlock MH370 mystery Jul.29   Southern Africa   MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian Ocean wreckage Map of Reunion France Southern Africa
  Malaysia has sent a team to the Indian Ocean island of Reunion to determine whether debris which washed up there is from missing flight MH370
2014 Jul.24   Mali Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashed in Mali Map of Gossi Mali  An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board which dropped off the radar in the early hours of Thursday has apparently crashed in Mali Feb.21  Tunisia  11 killed as Libyan military plane crashes in Tunisia Feb.11   Algeria Algeria plane crash 'kills scores' 2013 Nov.30  Namibia  Namibia finds Mozambique plane wreck Feb.26   Egypt Tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes in Egypt   Hot air balloon exploded over the city of Luxor. Eighteen tourists were killed when the balloon dropped almost 300 meters 2012 Jun.3   Nigeria Passenger plane crashes into Lagos building   All dead in Nigeria plane crash. At least 162 people were thought to be on board 2010 May.12   Libya Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor Map of Tripoli Libya  92 passengers and 11 crew members were killed. An 8-year-old boy who is a Dutch citizen is the sole survivor of a deadly Afriqiyah Airways crash 2009 Jun.30   Comoros Child found alive after Indian Ocean plane crash Jun.29   Comoros Yemeni plane crashes with 154 aboard  A Yemeni jetliner en route to Moroni has crashed in the Indian Ocean an hour before reaching its destination, Moroni, the capital of Comoros 2008 Jun.10   Sudan 28 dead as fire engulfs plane Apr.16  Congo  Plane crash kills 38; others missing 2007 May.5   Cameroon Jet with 100 aboard crashes 2006 Oct.29   Nigeria Sultan among crash dead 2005 Dec.10  Nigeria  Jet crashes in flames. 100 killed Oct.23  Nigeria  No survivors in crash Oct.22  Nigeria  Jet has crashed after takeoff Jul.31  Sudan  VP Garang 'dies in crash' 2004 Jan.2  Egypt  Airliner crashes into Red Sea



Africa, Disasters Animal Accident Timeline ... See World Animal Accident timeline Top ^
2017 Jun.8  Rwanda  Rhino kills Hungarian conservationist in Rwanda Apr.29  Southern Africa  Shark mauls trained shark-spotter bodyboarding off French island 2016 Apr.28  Kenya  African leaders meet for Giants Club elephant summit 2015 Jul.28   Zimbabwe US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion Cecil  Walter Palmer who killed a lion in Zimbabwe says he regrets shooting the well-known animal and insists that he thought he was on a legal hun... Jul.19  South Africa  Surfer Mick Fanning attacked by shark on live TV



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2017 Jul.15  Senegal  'Eight dead' in wall collapse at Senegal's Demba Dior 2013 Nov.19  South Africa  40 feared trapped in South Africa building collapse 2012 Nov.7  Ghana  Shop building collapses in Ghana 2010 Feb.19   Morocco Minaret collapse kills 41   A 400-year-old minaret in Bab Berdieyinn mosque collapsed on worshipers, killing 36 and injuring 71 in the middle of prayers



Africa, Disasters Famine Timeline ... See World Famine timeline Top ^
2017 Jun.10  Ethiopia  Ethiopia's emergency food aid to run out next month 2011 Sep.5   Somalia Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000'
Aug.3  Somalia  Somalia's famine reaches into Mogadishu Jul.19   Somalia 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 2005 Jul.18  Niger  Children starving to death



Africa, Disasters Refugees Timeline ... See World Refugees timeline Top ^
2004 Nov.10  Ivory Coast  Foreigners flee Ivory Coast Oct.17   Darfur Report: Up to 70,000 dead in Darfur  The WHO: Up to 70,000 refugees have died since March 1 due to various causes, including diseases and malnutrition



Africa, Disasters Railroad Disasters Timeline ... See World Railroad Disasters timeline Top ^
2017 Aug.11  Egypt  Egypt trains collide in Alexandria killing dozens 2015 Jul.17  Johannesburg  Train crash: 300 injured near Johannesburg



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2006 Feb.3  Egypt  Hopes dim for ferry missing



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2017 Jun.13  Mosul  Displaced hit by food poisoning in camp near Mosul



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2013 Oct.30  Niger  Bodies of migrants found in Niger



Africa, Disasters Explosion Timeline ... See World Explosion timeline Top ^
2017 Oct. 7   Ghana Ghana gas station explosions kill number of people
2015 Dec.24   Nigeria Nigeria gas explosion kills more than 100 people 2012 Mar.4  Congo  Ammo dump explodes in Congo, killing 60 2010 Jul.3   Congo Hundreds killed in oil tanker explosion 2006 Dec.26   Nigeria Pipeline explosion kills at least 260 May.12  Nigeria  Oil pipeline explosion kills up to 200 2002 Jan.28   Nigeria Lagos blasts leave 500 dead