Kenya: Floods - Aug 2010

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Between August and and September 2010, torrential rains were experienced in Kenya, North Rift and South Rift regions were the most affected. Hundreds of households were forced to seek temporary shelter in market centres, while some had to be integrated in the community. An assessment carried by KRCS indicated that more than 700 households were affected by floods in Kwanza, North Rift Region (Kenya Red Cross, 06 Sep 2010).

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