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Global Weather Hazards Summary: November 13 - 19, 2015

Elevated risks of flooding in Kenya, South Sudan, and Somalia Africa Weather Hazards Persistent belowaverage rainfall since August over several areas of Ghana, Togo, and Benin has led to strong...

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Kenya

Residents rendered homeless after El Niño strike

By MAGDALENE WANJA Fifteen families in Solai, Nakuru County, have been left homeless and Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examination candidates had trouble accessing their schools following...

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Seven people trapped in Mandera floods rescued

By Manase Otsialo A Standard Eight candidate was among seven people trapped in trees following flooding in Mandera County. Darika sub-location in Khalalio division has been cut off by floods after...

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Global Weather Hazards Summary: November 6 - 12, 2015

Below-average early-season rainfall expected to continue in southern Africa Africa Weather Hazards Persistently belowaverage rainfall since August over several bimodal areas of Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana,...

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Kenya

Short Rains Season October to December 2015

Summary The 2015 Short Rains (October – December) are likely to be enhanced in most parts of the country with varied levels of impacts in the socio-economic sectors. In some parts of the rains are...

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Health preparedness for El Niño event 2015-2016

Global Situation Assessment of El Niño-related Health Risks WMO has confirmed reports that a mature and strong El Niño is present in the tropical Pacific Ocean. International climate models suggest...

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Kenya

Death, destruction as rains pound country

In Summary Kisumu Education Director Sylvester Mulambe raised concern that El Niño rains could disrupt the three-day examinations, which begin on Tuesday. In Isiolo, more than 100 families in...

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Kenya

Kenya Food Security Outlook, October 2015 to March 2016

Above-average October to December short rains expected to increase food security KEY MESSAGES Most areas of western and central Kenya are in Minimal (IPC Phase 1) as the long rains harvest and...

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Somalia + 6 more

East Africa Food Security Alert: October 27, 2015

Flooding likely between October and December in eastern Horn of Africa Summary A strong El Niño is ongoing and forecast to continue into 2016, raising the risk of significant flooding in East Africa,...

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Kenya

El Niño contingency plan 2014 - 2018

1.0 Executive Summary El Niño episodes have been occurring every 2 to 7 years, with attendant impacts being experienced across many parts of Kenya. These impacts mainly result from heavy rainfall and...

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