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 1100843
Death: 0
Displaced: 1250
Countries: Kenya
From - To 23 Apr - 27 Apr

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Western Kenya, April 2021Local media and Red Cross in Kenya reported severe flooding in Migori county has caused damage to homes and displaced hundreds of families. Red Cross said heavy rains from 23 April caused devastation and affected 200 households in Kakelo Kakoth. Local media, quoting local officials, said over 200 families have been displaced in Kakelo-Kakoth while 100 families were also disaplced in Karapolo and West Kanyuor.Tue 27 Apr 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 2 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Environmental justice 29th April 2021 Facing disaster with courage: st ... Thu, 29 Apr 2021 16:29:00 +0200.

The world is facing the most significant environmental challenges it has ever witnessed. The climate crisis is snowballing into everyone’s lives with increasing speed, but no matter how fast, those that can, choose to ignore it. The sense o
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Kenya: Red Cross Cautions on Worsening Drought SituationFri, 23 Apr 2021 17:18:00 +0200.

The State and emergency stakeholders have been urged to urgently implement early action interventions to avert loss of lives among the communities living in the drought and flood hotspots. Kenya Red Cross Director General Dr Asha Mohammed w
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),