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Cholera outbreak: Five more hospitalised in Turkana

By SAMMY LUTTA Five more people were admitted to hospital with cholera bringing the total confirmed cases in Turkana to 21, officials said. Turkana County Health Executive Jane Ajele said the new...

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We’ve contained cholera in Marsabit, Health CEC says

By JACOB WALTER Authorities in Marsabit County have said that the recent wave of cholera that hit Illeret Ward is currently under control. County Health Executive Jamma Wolde said that there is no...

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Nanok says cholera in Turkana 'contained'

By SAMMY LUTTA Turkana Governor Josphat Nanok on Friday said the Cholera outbreak in the county was contained three months ago. The governor was responding to the announcement by Health Cabinet...

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Floods kill 11 people in Turkana

In Summary The administrator said that the number of affected families could rise should Turkwel Gorge Dam get filled by flooded River Turkwel due to increased rainfall. Energy Cabinet Secretary...

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Tana River flood victims oppose plans to transfer them

In Summary The locals, who have been displaced by floods, said although the idea is well-intentioned, the procedure is cosmetic and will leave them stranded once the calamity is over. They have...

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Hunger looms in West Pokot as floods sweep away crops

By OSCAR KAKAI Farmers and residents living along the River Suam in West Pokot County are counting huge losses as hunger looms after their crops and property were destroyed by floods. Dykes built...

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Western Kenya leaders say dams will end floods menace

Leaders from western Kenya have resolved to revive the building of dams that stalled due to cultural practices. The leaders have said that the dams will help end the perennial floods menace that...

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223 West Pokot landslide victims get new houses

In Summary The landslides displaced hundreds and destroyed property in Nyarkulian, Muino and Parua. The government tasked KRCS with building the 223 two bed roomed semi-permanent houses. By OSCAR...

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Heavy rains on Ethiopian highlands flood Mandera

In Summary Mr Hassan Ali, who farms along the river, is counting loses after his onions were washed downstream. Governor Roba warned locals to be cautious as the water levels continue rising. By...

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Heavy rains continue to wreak havoc across Kenya

As heavy rains flowed into the month of May, floods have continued to spell disaster as they displaced hundreds from their homes and destroyed infrastructure such as road and bridges. KISII In Kisii...

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Seven die, 134 treated after cholera outbreak in Marsabit

By JACOB WALTER Seven people have died following a cholera in Illeret Ward in North Horr, Marsabit County. County Health Executive Jama Wolde Thursday said two people died in hospital while the other...

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Help sought for Garissa families affected by floods

In Summary Mr Dagane told the residents that plans are in place to ensure the required help reaches the needy By BRUHAN MAKONG At least 7,000 households in Garissa County have been affected by the...

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Lake Victoria rises, leaving villagers homeless

By CAROLINE WAFULA Residents call them the worst floods ever experienced in the region in many years, and they are now afraid that things could get worse, as heavy rains continue pounding the region...

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2 dead, hundreds displaced after heavy rains in Samburu

In Summary Daniel Lesaigor, Samburu County's Special Programmes Chief Officer, said the bodies of the six-year-old and 30-year-old were found. Disaster management teams rescued tens of people who had...

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