Family members paddle a canoe across their inundated fieldsd 23 September 2007 near the village of Nasia in northern Ghana after the Volta Blanc river overflowed due to recent heavy rain. West Africa has also seen its worst floods in decades, with countries such as Ghana, Togo and Nigeria paying a heavy human and economic toll. With displaced people dying of water-borne diseases and electrocution in remote areas, casualty tolls are still being compiled across the continent. .AFP PHOTO ISSOUF SANOGO (Photo credit should read ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images)