Overall Green alert Flood
in Kenya

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100465
Death: 16
Displaced: 40600
Countries: Kenya
From - To 09 May - 10 May


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Northern Kenya, May 2020Kenya Red Cross and media report that the Dawa River broke its banks on 09 May flooding wide areas of Mandera County in the north of the country. Levels of the river rose after heavy rain in river catchments in Ethiopia. Kenya News Agency (KNA) said over 7,500 families have been forced to leave their homes close to the river. The floods have also affected water supply system impacting a total of 72,200 households.Sat 9 May 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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