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Kenya: Fears Over Huge Land Cracks After Heavy Rains in Keiyo South

Thu, 2020-05-07 10:13
[Nation] Residents of Siroch in Tambach, Keiyo South, are living in fear of an impending landslide as huge cracks have developed in roads in the area since last week.

Kenya: All 7 Bodies Found After Police Officers Drown in Baringo

Thu, 2020-05-07 10:12
[Nation] All the seven bodies of police officers who drowned after their vehicle was swept away following heavy rains in Baringo County have been found.

Kenya: Heavy Rains Kill 194 as Met Warns More to Come

Thu, 2020-05-07 10:12
[Nation] 194 lives have been lost so far across the country since the onset of heavy rains and flooding.

Kenya: 194 People Killed By Floods in the Country

Thu, 2020-05-07 10:00
[Capital FM] Nairobi -194 people have been killed by floods in Kenya since last month.

Zimbabwe: Japan Donates U.S.$15,3 Million

Wed, 2020-05-06 15:03
[The Herald] Japan has mobilised over US$15,3 million in emergency funding to assist vulnerable communities that were affected by drought and floods in Zimbabwe.

Uganda: Experts Offer Solutions As Floods Ravage Country

Wed, 2020-05-06 14:45
[Monitor] Many parts of the country have been severely hit by floods that have claimed lives and destroyed crops.

Liberia: Rep. Samah Gives Hope to Storm Victims in Montserrado District #12

Wed, 2020-05-06 14:04
[Observer] --Provides 35 bundles of zinc to over hundreds of storm victims

Liberia: COVID-19 Vs Climate Change

Wed, 2020-05-06 14:00
[Observer] The COVID-19 pandemic has become a global concern and governments nd the world are fighting it in different ways. On April 8, 2020, a State of Emergency was declared by the Liberian Government to stop the spread of the virus which includes a STAY-AT-HOME order. I woke up this morning going through a long To Do List, yet I decided to write an article.

Kenya: Declare Floods National Disaster, Leaders Say

Wed, 2020-05-06 13:48
[Nation] Political leaders from the Nyanza and Western regions are pressuring the government to declare the ongoing floods a national disaster.

Liberia: Storm Leaves Many Homeless in Nimba County

Wed, 2020-05-06 12:25
[FrontPageAfrica] Hundreds of Nimbaians have been left homeless after more than six-hundred homes were wrecked by a massive downpour of rain which hit Liberia's second most-populated county over the last few days.

Kenya: More Bodies Found After Heavy Rains in Kirinyaga, Narok

Wed, 2020-05-06 10:21
[Nation] Three bodies have been retrieved from rivers in Kirinyaga and Narok counties following heavy rains that have continued to wreak havoc in many parts of the country.

Nigeria: Flooding - Edo Govt Calls for Caution As Rainy Season Intensifies

Wed, 2020-05-06 09:36
[Vanguard] Urges residents to clear drainages

Rwanda: Crops Washed Away in Gatsibo, Nyagatare Districts As Rwangingo Dam Is Flooded

Wed, 2020-05-06 09:35
[New Times] Rwangingo, a marshland of more than 900 hectares straddling the districts of Nyagatare and Gatsibo in Eastern Province, has had some of its parts submerged, ruining rice, maize, beans and soybean plantations.

Zimbabwe: Japan Donates U.S.$450,000 Towards Wash Programs

Tue, 2020-05-05 17:25
[263Chat] The Japanese government has availed over USD$450 000 towards life-saving nutrition, HIV/AIDS and WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) interventions to communities affected by drought and floods.

Kenya: Devastation as Downpour on Steady Destruction Trail

Tue, 2020-05-05 16:23
[Nation] At least five more people have died in floods and heavy rains in Nyanza and Western region, as River Nzoia left a trail of destruction.

Kenya: Tremor Shakes Up Turkana Residents

Tue, 2020-05-05 09:16
[Nation] Earth tremors that lasted several seconds were on Sunday night felt in Lodwar and Lokichar towns in Turkana County.

Kenya: New Bugs, Found in Kenya, Can Help to Control Major Maize Pests

Mon, 2020-05-04 18:56
[The Conversation Africa] Insect pests, such as maize stemborers and fall armyworm, increasingly challenge food production around the world.

Ghana: Getting Ready for the Rains - We Must Regularly Desilt Our Drains

Mon, 2020-05-04 15:16
[Ghanaian Times] Works and Housing Minister, Samuel Atta Akyea, has urged citizens to complement government's efforts in keeping the gutters free of solid waste by periodically de-silting them.

Uganda: Two Dead, 31 Houses Destroyed As Landslides Hit Kigezi

Mon, 2020-05-04 13:47
[Monitor] Two people have died and 31 houses have been destroyed following landslides that hit Kigezi sub region.

Kenya: Weatherman Warns of More Rains, Floods in May

Mon, 2020-05-04 11:13
[Nation] Several parts of the country are likely to experience enhanced rainfall this month which could worsen the flooding situation in some parts of the country and authorities are warning that contingency measures be put in place to save lives.