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Overall Orange Flood alert in Kenya from 01 Dec 2015 00:00 UTC to 06 Jan 2016 23:59 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

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This flood can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on update number 2.

  • Flood Magnitude 6.76
  • from 01 Dec 2015 00:00 UTC to 06 Jan 2016 23:59 UTC
  • 112 killed and 100000 displaced
  • inserted at 06 Jan 2016 01:50:10 UTC

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Known identifiers for this event: 0 (glide) 0 (glide)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 17 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Faces of a flood-stricken world The Atlantic
Tue, 05 Jan 2016 06:07:00 +0100   msn-uk (en)

For several years, the South Africa-born, London-based photographer Gideon Mendel has been photographing floods around the world. His approach is not the standard photojournalistic one: Instead, arriving some time after the deluge, Mendel takes deeply personal portraits of individuals and families who are coming to terms with what they have lost.

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Kenya: Millions Need Food Aid, UN Agency Warns
Mon, 04 Jan 2016 07:19:00 +0100   allafrica (en)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia An estimated 1 million to 3 million people in Kenya are in need of food aid due to effects of climate change and the El-Nino rains, an official of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has said. Robert Allport, the UN agency's official in charge of....

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Millions Need Food Aid, UN Agency Warns
Mon, 04 Jan 2016 05:46:00 +0100   allafrica (en)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia An estimated 1 million to 3 million people in Kenya are in need of food aid due to effects of climate change and the El-Nino rains, an official of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has said. Robert Allport, the UN agency's official in charge of....

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