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Japan’s Emergency Assistance to the Republic of Kenya in Response to the Floods Disaster

  1. On Friday, May 10, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods worth 16 million yen (water purifying tablets, medicines, etc) to the Republic of Kenya, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in response to the request following serious damage from the floods.

  2. In Kenya, continuous heavy rain since the second week of March has caused floods in various parts of the country. The Kenya Red Cross reported, as of May 2, 74 people were dead and approximately 99,043 people were evacuated.

  3. In response to the request from the Government of Kenya, the Government of Japan has decided to provide emergency assistance from a humanitarian point of view for the victims as well as in light of friendly relations between Japan and Kenya.