Overall Green alert Flood
in Kenya

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102482
Death: 2
Displaced: -
Countries: Kenya
From - To 17 Feb - 19 Feb

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Kenya, Mid-February 2024Local media in Kenya reported fatalities after flooding in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya, in mid-February 2024.Tue 20 Feb 2024FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 7 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

IGAD Forecasts Wetter Than Normal Conditions for Horn of Africa2024-02-22T14:15+0100.

Addis Ababa: The IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) anticipates wetter than normal weather conditions for the Greater Horn of Africa from March to May 2024. The forecast, which covers Kenya, Somalia, southern Ethiopia,
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Ethiopia: Greater Horn of Africa Food Insecurity and Health - Grade 3 ... 2024-02-20T23:23+0100.

Overview Heavy rains induced by El Nino led to extensive flooding in the Horn of Africa, displacing over 4 million people, damaging infrastructure and affecting human health, with more than 350 fatalities reported (Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia)
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Africa Business Forum is held in Addis Ababa2024-02-20T15:39+0100.

By Woubishet Sisay – The seventh edition of the Africa Business Forum is held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Monday at UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) conference center. The Forum was co-convened by ECA, Google Africa and the African U
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Greater Horn of Africa Food Insecurity and Health - Grade 3 Emergency: ... 2024-02-20T14:34+0100.

Overview Heavy rains induced by El Nino led to extensive flooding in the Horn of Africa, displacing over 4 million people, damaging infrastructure and affecting human health, with more than 350 fatalities reported (Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia)
...(more)

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),