Floods kill 81 in Somalia
Friday 12 December 1997
More than 230,000 people have been displaced and almost 30,000 livestock are reported killed, according to a statement by the Nairobi-based Somalia Aid Co-ordination Body (SACB).
Aid officials, who collate daily casualty figures, say flood-related diseases such as malaria account for an increasing number of the 1,695 deaths.
- Reuters, Nairobi
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