28 Aug 2012
SARANDO GANDA, Niger
Video news package English mono mix.
1. Various, flooded village
2. Various, damaged homes
3. SOUNDBITE (French) Seyni Hamadou Sani, Chief of Sarando Ganda Village.
"So far, we have counted 272 collapsed houses. Entire fields have been destroyed by the floods."
4. Various, villagers in flood conditions
5. Various, emergency supplies being distributed
6. SOUNDBITE (French) Hamadou Tinni, UNICEF Supply Assistant
"These are very brave people. They cultivate and produce throughout the year. compared to other parts of Niger where people grow only during rainy season. The advantage of this village is its access to water, because they are near the river. Agricultural production is highly diversified providing means of income. They supply the city of Niamey with produce and now they have nothing, no harvest, no source of income."
7. Various, flooding
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