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Two more die as floods leave destruction in its wake

13 December 2011, 07:31

The death toll of floods has now reached 24, after two more people drowned in the coastal town of Vanga, on the Kenya –Tanzania border.

Latest assessment by The Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) shows that raging floods has so far displaced over 100,000 people, caused massive destruction in irrigation canals, farms and killed livestock.

The assessment indicates that 8 people have died in North Rift where 3,312 others are displaced. In South Rift, 6 are dead while 2,064 are displaced. In western Kenya, 6 are dead while 51,318 are dispalced. Upper Eastern has 3 people dead and 17,232 displaced.

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