Kenya: Floods - Aug 2011
Starting August 2011, heavy rains in northwestern Kenya caused several cases of flash flooding in the Kisumu East, Nyando, and Turkana districts. Around Kakuma, an estimated 60,000 people experienced flooding with water sources, latrines and homes damaged (UNICEF, 17 Aug 2011). As of 12 December ,Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) estimated at least 25 people had lost their lives in flood-related incidents and approximately 15,045 households (91,692 people) were displaced from their homes (IFRC, 12 Dec 2011).
Most read reports
- Kisumu west district crop, livestock and fisheries asessment report for high and medium potential rainfall potential areas - October 10th to 20th
- Climate Prediction Center’s Africa Hazards Outlook For USAID / FEWS-NET - December 29, 2011 – January 4, 2012
- Climate Prediction Center's Africa Hazards Outlook For USAID / FEWS-NET - October 20 - October 26, 2011
- Floods 2011 - DREF operation no. MDRKE020
- Horn of Africa Crisis Situation Report No. 29
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