Kenyan Army Called in After Deadly Floods

The military has been deployed to help evacuate families affected by floods that have killed dozens and displaced thousands in various parts of the country.
Photo: The Star

The military has been called in to help evacuate families affected by floods in various parts of the country (File photo).

  • Kenya:  Flood Death Toll Hits 63

    The Star, 18 April 2013

    Our defence forces will assist in the distribution of aid to families affected by floods.So far 63 people have died and 34,000 have been displaced. Deputy President William Ruto ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Government Releases U.S.$35,778 for Mitigation of Nyando Floods

    The Star, 18 April 2013

    THE Government has released Sh3 million for emergency flood mitigation in Nyando district ahead of President Uhuru Kenyatta's visit to the area. read more »

  • Kenya:  Border Landslide Hits Village, Kills Two Kids

    The Star, 18 April 2013

    Two children were killed in Ortoroto village on Tuesday night along the Narok-Naivasha border. The two boys aged twelve and five years were sleeping when a landslide hit their farm ... read more »

  • Kenya:  KRC Airlifts Flood Victim

    The Star, 18 April 2013

    Kenya Red Cross Society yesterday began evacuating more than 500 families marooned by floods since River Sabaki broke its banks. read more »

  • Kenya:  Five Die From Electrocution

    The Star, 18 April 2013

    At least five people have been electrocuted to death within the past two months due to heavy rains. St John Ambulance officials say such cases are preventable and are asking people ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Floods Kill 39 Displaces More Than 666 Thousand

    The Star, 17 April 2013

    With the rains still wrecking havoc across the country ,four people are still missing while at least 39 are dead and thousands have been displaced due to floods. Diana Madegwa ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Narok Traders Count Losses As Floods Wreck Havoc

    The Star, 17 April 2013

    FLOODs caused havoc in Narok town with the Nairobi- Narok- Bomet Road being blocked for the better part of Monday evening. Hundreds of commuters including tourists visiting the ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Police Issue Cautionary Measures in Flood Prone Areas

    The Star, 17 April 2013

    Leaders in areas where people are evacuating due to landslides should ensure they have made arrangements for families to temporarily live in schools. Acting Police Spokesman ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Floods Displace Thousands in Garissa

    The Star, 17 April 2013

    Over 1,000 people have been displaced in Garissa after Tana River burst its banks yesterday. According to reports from the Kenya Red Cross, 1,920 people have been displaced after ... read more »