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'God's plan': Family flees amid catastrophic Nigeria floods


December 7, 2022

TABAWA, Nigeria (AP) — This year, heavy rains inundated Nigeria and neighboring countries, causing flooding the region hasn't seen in at least a decade. Hundreds have died. When the floodwaters reached Aisha Ali's hut in northeastern Nigeria, she packed some belongings and set off on foot with her eight youngest children. Like many in their remote village, the family was used to frequent floods. But this time, they knew it was different. Ali and the kids tried to journey to safety, navigating narrow roads full of water, with some pockets much deeper than others. Not all the family would m...

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