Tag Archives: Natural disaster

19 October 20

Kenya: Floods displace 20,000 people in Baringo county

Floods in Kenya’s eastern Baringo county have displaced an estimated 20,000 people, according to the country’s Environment Ministry.

11 January 20

Kenya: swarm of desert locusts worst in decades

Kenya is facing an “unprecedented threat” from its worst swarm of desert locusts in decades, authorities in the country say.

11 December 19

Uganda: At least 16 killed in floods, Red Cross says

At least 16 people have died in western Uganda as the region continues to grapple with weeks of heavy rain, the Red Cross says.

25 November 19

Kenya: At leat 60 killed in landslides amid downpours

At least 60 people have been killed in a landslide in West Pokot region following torrential downpours that began on Friday.

30 October 19

Somalia: People feared dead, 182,000 displaced by floods

Numerous people are feared dead and an estimated 182,000 have been forced from their homes by floods in Somalia.

02 September 19

Sudan: At least 60 killed by floods after barrage of rain

At least 60 people have been killed over the past three weeks in Sudan after the country was hit by torrential rains and flooding.

23 May 18

Somalia: Dozens killed by Cyclone Sagar and heaviest rains on record

At least 15 people were killed in Somalia over the weekend as Tropical Cyclone Sagar brought the heaviest rains on record in the country.

10 March 18

Rwanda: 16 people killed as lightening strike hits church

At least 16 people have been killed and 140 others injured when lightning struck a church on Saturday.


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