Chad floods: At least 22 people killed, homes destroyed

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At least 22 people have been killed by heavy rains and floods and dozens of others injured since the start of the season. More than 1,000 homes have been destroyed across the country.

Rains are expected to continue until next month.

Al Jazeera’s @Hiba Morgan reports from N’Djamena, Chad.

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In This Story: Chad

Chad, officially known as the Republic of Chad, is a landlocked country in north-central Africa. It is bordered by Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon to the south-west, Nigeria to the southwest (at Lake Chad), and Niger to the west.

The capital N’Djamena is the largest city. Chad’s official languages are Arabic and French. Chad is home to over 200 different ethnic and linguistic groups. Islam (51.8%) and Christianity (44.1%) are the main religions practiced in Chad.

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