Seasonal rains have come early to parts of Ethiopia, causing deadly floods in places

At least 90 people have been confirmed dead in Ethiopia following days of heavy rains that have caused flash floods and landslides.

The head of Ethiopia’s National Disaster Management Commission Mitiku Kassa told me that there would have been far more deaths if people had not been evacuated so quickly.

The heavy rain came after Ethiopia’s worst drought in decades.

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Roads and bridges have been destroyed, which has made it difficult to deliver assistance to those in need.

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