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Ugandan women and children walk past submerged homes in an area flooded by heavy rains in Soroti, Uganda


Ugandan women and children walk past submerged homes in an area flooded by heavy rains in Soroti town, 280km (168 miles) northeast of the capital Kampala, September 18, 2007. Torrential rains and floods that have swept over East and West Africa in recent weeks, destroying homes and schools and washing away crops and livestock. Conservative estimates put the number of those killed by the deluges at some 200, and aid agencies say a million people have been affected from Ethiopia in the east to Senegal in the west. REUTERS/James Akena(UGANDA)

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