A windstorm in The Gambia has killed at least 10 people, the country’s national disaster agency said on Thursday.
At least 1,500 people have also been displaced in the overnight storm that hit the country on Wednesday.
The storm disrupted disrupted electricity, water, and other services
Gambian President Adama Barrow convened an emergency meeting on Thursday for an assessment of the damage across the West African country.
“The president urges good Samaritans to support in any way they can to ease the burden on affected families while his Government assesses the needed support,”
said a statement from The Gambia presidency.