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100 Killed in Kenya

Kenya, 4 May 2018 – 100 people have been reportedly killed while 33 are injured due to floods happened in Kenya since March.

 

Following the floods, it has disrupted livelihoods, with at least 8,450 acres of farmland submerged in water and more than 6,000 live stocks were affected.

 

Recent reports have recorded a total 211,000 people have been displaced from various counties including Kilifi, Turkana, Tana River, Garissa, Isiolo, Kisumu, Taita, Mandera, Wajir, Marsabit, West Pokot, Samburu and Narok.

 

The floods have caused around 50,000 to be stranded in several villages in Moyale, near the border with Ethiopia, after a road linking them to the border town was cut off by floods.

 

Islamic Relief Kenya (IRK) has teamed up with other humanitarian partners to continually monitor the flooding situation especially in the areas of Kilifi, Garissa, Marsabit and Wajir counties.