An estimated 28,000 people are affected
by severe flooding along the Kenyan coastal areas of Mombasa, Kilifi, Malindi,
Kipini, Mpeketoni, Witu and Garsen, following heavy rainfall since the
last four weeks.
The floods have caused substantial destruction
to property and infrastructure, as well as destroyed or submerged thousands
of houses. Seven people have lost their lives - three in Kilifi and four
in Mombasa - and some injured when their houses collapsed on them.
"There is now a risk of disease
outbreaks since latrines and sanitation facilities have collapsed, as some