The Star (Nairobi)

31 December 2012

Kenya: Floods Death Toll Rises to 18

Several homes swept away due to mudslides. ( Resource: Mudslides Destroy Homes in Kenya

The death toll from mudslides and floods has risen to 18 after five more people died in parts of Pokot County. 26 others are missing after mudslides swept away homes in the area. Rift Valley Police boss John M'mbjiwe says more than 200 families have been displaced. The government has asked all those living in risky areas to vacate immediately.

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