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Emergency response

Floods in Rwanda

Heavy rainfall in Rwanda led to floods and landslides

Heavy rainfall in Rwanda caused floods which led to landslides and killed at least 127 people with many more losing their homes and livelihoods.

Disaster overview

Heavy rainfall in Rwanda caused floods which led to landslides. According to the government of Rwanda, at least 127 people were killed and many have lost their homes and livelihoods. Two main roads are impassable due to flooding and landslides. The country has declared a State of Emergency.

According to the United Nations, rescue interventions by authorities are ongoing across the worst-hit locations.

Distribution of blankets in Ngororero district and distribution assistance to authorities 

Northern, western and southern provinces of Rwanda

We responded immediately providing blankets to 690 people and logistical support to the Emergency Command Centre in the Ngororero district.

We are working to reduce vulnerability and enable self-sustainability of the affected population to withstand future disasters.

Your donation will help provide:

  • Shelter
  • Blankets

Destruction in numbers to date

People affected
Lives lost
Houses destroyed

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