Floods Leave Tens of Thousands Homeless As Rebuilding Lags

By Morgane Le Cam

Niamey — "I used to have two houses, both of which collapsed with the rain"

Ankle-deep in mud, Mahamane Soumana hesitatingly throws a net in his home's flooded yard in Banga Bana district, in Niger's capital.

"I'm a rice farmer, not a fisherman," he sighs, tugging at the net. "But my field has been completely flooded for the past two months. So I fish in my courtyard."

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