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2019 – Kenya Floods

Vooruitgang: Implementation
Budget: € 230000
Looptijd: 2019-12-05 - 2020-12-03


The March – April – May 2018 rainfall season resulted in floods in many parts of the country. The March-April-May 2018 rains season ended in June 2018 in many parts of the country though some areas continued to receive. Increased inflows resulted in dam spillages the worst being the Solai Dam in Nakuru collapsed resulting in 47 fatalities and displacement of 283 households. The Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) dams of Kiambere, Gitaru, Kamburu, Kindaruma and Masinga dams begun to spill on the 17th May 2018 resulting into further flooding in parts of Garissa, Tana River and Kitui counties. The operation aims to provide immediate assistance to cover the needs of 30,000 households (HHs) (150,000 people) displaced in 15 counties (Tana River, Garissa, Turkana, Wajir, Isiolo, Kilifi, Mandera, Marsabit, Kajiado, Kitui, Kisumu, Taita Taveta, Homa bay, Makueni and Baringo) by providing life-saving assistance for a period of six months.

Type ramp: Flood Material relief assistance and services
Uitvoerende partners: The Netherlands Red Cross

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