Overall Green alert Flood
in Kenya

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

GDACS ID FL 1100267
Death: 54
Displaced: 17500
Countries: Kenya
From - To 23 Nov - 23 Nov

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Kenya, November 2019Heavy rain triggered massive landslides and flash floods in West Pokot County, Kenya, on 23 November 2019, with dozens of casualties reported. Heavy rain has also caused flooding and landslides in other areas of the country, including Taita Taveta, Tana River, Meru and Uasin Gishu counties. Kenya Red Cross reported 1,000 families displaced by flooding in Tana River County.Sat 23 Nov 2019FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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