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Kenya: Heavy Rains Continue to Wreak Havoc Across the Country

Mon, 2020-05-04 10:19
[Nation] As heavy rains flowed into the month of May, floods have continued to spell disaster as they displaced hundreds from their homes and destroyed infrastructure such as road and bridges.

Kenya: Two Killed, Hundreds Displaced as River Nzoia Bursts Banks

Mon, 2020-05-04 10:19
[Nation] Two deaths have been reported in Busia County after River Nzoia burst its banks and displaced over 40,000 people.

Kenya: Nakuru Residents Wake Up to Collapsed Road

Mon, 2020-05-04 10:19
[Nation] Nakuru County residents on Sunday woke up to a huge crack in the middle of the road in Shabaab area, which cut off transport near Koinange Primary School.

Kenya: Agony as Meru Families Displaced By Heavy Rains

Mon, 2020-05-04 10:19
[Nation] Nine families have been displaced in Nkubu and several roads cut off in various parts of Meru County following heavy rains that are pounding the area.

Rwanda: Musanze - Dozens of Households Evacuated From High Risk Zone

Mon, 2020-05-04 10:02
[New Times] At least 28 households from environs of Mugogo Wetland in Musanze District have been relocated to Groupe Scolaire Busogo I, a public school from the district as local authorities move to protect them from potential floods during this rainy season.

Kenya: Nakuru Residents Warned of Flooding as Lake Overflows Following Heavy Rainfall

Mon, 2020-05-04 09:29
[Capital FM] Nakuru -Residents and motorists near Lake Nakuru and Lake Naivasha have been been asked to be vigilant on the roads due to the heavy rains that have been pounding the area.

Kenya: Flood Victims Decry Poor Living Conditions

Sat, 2020-05-02 13:12
[Nation] Flood victims in Nyanza, Western and the South Rift regions are lamenting the deplorable conditions in evacuation centres.

Zambia: Climate-Smart Cassava Gets New Use - Hand Sanitiser

Sat, 2020-05-02 10:55
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] As the coronavirus spreads in Africa, farmers growing drought-hardy cassava are reaping a windfall as it is turned into sanitiser

Somalia: Somali Government Provides U.S.$1 Million to Puntland to Help Flood Victims

Fri, 2020-05-01 11:24
[Shabelle] The Federal government of Somalia has announced Thursday it donated one million USD to help the flood-hit Somali families in Qardo town under Puntland state.

Liberia: Climate Change Efforts and Messages in Relation to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Fri, 2020-05-01 11:18
[FrontPageAfrica] The COVID19 pandemic has become a global concern and governments around 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.

Somalia: Experts Warn of Intense Floods As Death and Destruction Recorded in Raging Waters

Fri, 2020-05-01 11:13
[Dalsan Radio] Weather experts have warned of increased rainfall in most areas inside Somalia and in the Ethiopian Highlands.

Kenya: Wamalwa - We Have Enough Food to Feed All Those Affected By Floods

Fri, 2020-05-01 10:37
[Nairobi News] Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa, has said that there is enough food in the country to feed all persons affected and displaced by the current floods.

Kenya: Nine Dead, Hundreds Displaced as Rains Wreak Havoc

Fri, 2020-05-01 09:13
[Nation] Nine people have died and hundreds of families displaced as floods continue to wreak havoc in different parts of Nyanza, Western and Rift Valley.

Botswana: Meteorological Services Issues Weather Forecast

Thu, 2020-04-30 17:06
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Largely normal temperatures with a tendency to below normal are likely over the north of the country, while normal to above normal temperatures are expected over the south and east from May up to July.

Zimbabwe: Kariba Levels Continue to Rise

Thu, 2020-04-30 12:19
[The Herald] FLOWS into Lake Kariba are steadily increasing, with a second flood wave in the Zambezi River now starting to drop over the Victoria Falls.

Kenya: Help Sought for Garissa Families Affected By Floods

Thu, 2020-04-30 09:50
[Nation] At least 7,000 households in Garissa County have been affected by the heavy rains currently pounding several parts of the country.

Rwanda: Heavy Rains Claim Three Lives, Destroy 40 Houses

Thu, 2020-04-30 09:35
[New Times] Heavy rains in several parts of the country on Tuesday, April 28, claimed three lives and destroyed 40 houses.

Namibia: Dams in Better Condition At End of Rainy Season

Wed, 2020-04-29 20:09
[Namibian] NAMIBIA'S rainy season is coming to an end at the close of April with nearly all of the country's major dams storing substantially more water than a year ago.

Somalia: At Least 10 Dead, Thousands Displaced in New Wave of Floods in Bari

Wed, 2020-04-29 20:04
[Dalsan Radio] Atleast 10 people died on Tuesday after floods hit Qardho town in Somalias northern region of Bari, an official confirmed.

Somalia: Save the Children Warns of Severe Impact of Floods in Somalia

Wed, 2020-04-29 20:04
[Dalsan Radio] Somalia is experiencing a new wave of flash floods and Save the Children is warning of the devastating impact on children due to these multiple disasters.