Thousands at risk as rains strain Zimbabwe dam - government

By Reuters | Wed, 12 Feb 2014 08:37 AM
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HARARE, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Cash-strapped Zimbabwe asked for international aid on Wednesday to evacuate thousands of families threatened by a dam it feared could burst following torrential rains.

Authorities said they had only managed to move 36 families out of 2,230 in immediate danger, warning any break in the Tokwe-Mukorsi dam could flood tens of thousands of other people downstream.

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