Heavy rains have also left hundreds of thousands more displaced across the region. Kenya, Somalia and Rwanda are the worst hit. The flooding comes as the countries try to recover from a severe, life-threatening drought in 2017.
East Africa Flood Deaths Surpass 400
VOA, 25 May 2018
Heavy rains have left hundreds of people dead and hundreds of thousands more displaced across various parts of East Africa. Kenya, Somalia and Rwanda are the worst hit. The… Read more »
An Amisom vehicle moving civilians to higher ground from floods affected areas in Beledweyne town, the capital of Hiran region, about 335 km north of Mogadishu, on 27 April 2018 (file photo).
Pregnant Woman Dies as Floods Cut Off Moroto
Monitor, 25 May 2018
An expectant mother and her unborn baby died on Tuesday after a vehicle she was travelling in failed to cross a flooded Lorengechora Bridge, 78kms on the Moroto-Soroti road.… Read more »
UAE, Djibouti Send Rescue And Medical Team to Cyclone Hit Somaliland
Dalsan Radio, 22 May 2018
The United Arab Emirates and Djibouti became the first countries to respond in the wake of the tropical cyclone Sagar that has hit the Awdal region of Somaliland. Read more »
The Kenya Red Cross Society says that some of the flood-affected counties include Turkana, Marsabit, Samburu and , Elgeyo-Marakwet, with Tana River and Kilifi counties being among ... Read more »
While approximately 20,000 people were affected by flooding in Djibouti, more than 10,000 people were displaced in Somaliland, and homes and fishing boats were destroyed in ... Read more »
At least 15 people have died in different parts of the country following heavy rains which have also destroyed at least 250 houses in Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam and Arusha. Read more »
The rains which has been wreaking havoc in several parts of the country, has exposed the fragile disaster management mechanisms, confirming that the government needs to do more to ... Read more »
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