Solomon Islands struggles after flash floods

Aid agencies warning of an outbreak of disease scramble to distribute supplies to thousands left homeless.

    Aid agencies in the Solomon Islands are warning of an outbreak of disease after tens of thousands of people were made homeless by flash floods.  
     
    At least 28 people have been killed and as many as 40 are still missing.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from the capital Honiara.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How different voting systems work around the world

    How different voting systems work around the world

    Nearly two billion voters in 52 countries around the world will head to the polls this year to elect their leaders.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

    The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

    How the art world's hunger for ancient artefacts is destroying a centuries-old culture. A journey across the Himalayas.