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Overall Green alert Flood
in Kenyafrom 01 Mar 2018 00:00 UTC to 17 May 2018 00:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • from 01 Mar 2018 00:00 UTC to 17 May 2018 00:00 UTC
  • 180 killed and 310000 displaced
  • inserted at 17 May 2018 12:20:01 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 19 | About casualties: 6 | Last hour: 0

UNHCR struggles to meet funds for refugees in Ethiopia

Fri, 18 May 2018 09:39:00 +0200coastweek (en)

ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia (Xinhua) -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Wednesday its only received 15 percent of the 335.8 million U.S. dollars it needs to meet the needs of refugees in Ethiopia. In a press statement sent to Xinhua, UNHCR said the funds are needed to meet....

MIL-OSI Religion News: AFRICA/KENYA – Flood emergency: people with disabilities among the most vulnerable

Sat, 12 May 2018 13:51:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

/ May 12, 2018 / Comments Off MIL OSI - ForeignAffairs.co.nz on MIL-OSI Religion News: AFRICA/KENYA – Flood emergency: people with disabilities among the most vulnerable. Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI. Headline: AFRICA/KENYA – Flood emergency: people with disabilities among the most vulnerable.

Somalia: East Africa Alert May 11, 2018

Sat, 12 May 2018 12:14:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Heavy rainfall and further flooding expected across East Africa through the end of May. Heavy rainfall has persisted across much of East Africa since March, with rainfall totaling more than 200 percent of average in many areas (Figure 1). The heavy precipitation has caused widespread flooding,....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: UNOSAT (1), EMM (1), JRC (55), NASA (8), INFORM (1),

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