Kenya: Floods - Jan 2013

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Heavy rains beginning in December 2012 caused flooding in Nyanza (West Kenya) and Rift Valley provinces in Kenya. A total of 2,156 households were affected by the flooding with 1,217 households being in Rift Valley and 939 households in Nyanza (West Kenya). As of 15 Jan, 13 people had lost their lives to mudslides in the North Rift region, with 765 displaced and 5 people reported missing. (IFRC, 15 Jan 2013)

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