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Extreme Rain Events Pound East Africa, Killing many, Displacing Tens of Thousands

Severe floods wreak havoc across much of East Africa

Much of East Africa including parts of seven countries—Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, and Tanzania have been affected by deadly floods that were triggered by extreme rain events, beginning mid-March. 426 more words

Global Disaster Watch

Conflict and Famine in Sudan Create 2.2 M Refugees

Refugee population in southern Ethiopia exceeds 150,000

“Decades of conflict and drought have driven nearly 983,000 Somali refugees into the region, most of them hosted in Kenya, Yemen and Ethiopia. 198 more words

Global Disaster Watch

Extreme rains claim lives, displace thousands in Kenya

Floods in Kenya kill a dozen people, displace 40,000

Extreme rain events in Kenya have unleashed severe flooding, washing away bridges and destroying roads. At least a dozen people have lost their lives, and more than 40,000 others made homeless, said the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS). 268 more words

Global Disasters