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Cholera outbreak: Five more hospitalised in Turkana

By SAMMY LUTTA Five more people were admitted to hospital with cholera bringing the total confirmed cases in Turkana to 21, officials said. Turkana County Health Executive Jane Ajele said the new patients are receiving treatment at Kakuma…

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Daily Nation
Posted:
26 May 2020

Kenya

Over 600 families in the cold as floods hit villages in Lamu

By KALUME KAZUNGU More than 600 families in Lamu County have been left in the cold after their houses were submerged by ravaging floods. The floods, which mostly affected Chalaluma, Moa and Dide Waride villages in Witu Division,…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
26 May 2020

Kenya

We’ve contained cholera in Marsabit, Health CEC says

By JACOB WALTER Authorities in Marsabit County have said that the recent wave of cholera that hit Illeret Ward is currently under control. County Health Executive Jamma Wolde said that there is no cause for alarm as the…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
25 May 2020

Kenya

Nanok says cholera in Turkana 'contained'

By SAMMY LUTTA Turkana Governor Josphat Nanok on Friday said the Cholera outbreak in the county was contained three months ago. The governor was responding to the announcement by Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe that Turkana was one…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
24 May 2020

Kenya

Floods kill 11 people in Turkana

In Summary The administrator said that the number of affected families could rise should Turkwel Gorge Dam get filled by flooded River Turkwel due to increased rainfall. Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter recently disclosed that the dam had…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
18 May 2020

Kenya

Njuki urges State to ensure food security amid virus crisis

In Summary Mr Njuki is also the Chairman of the Council of Governors Agriculture Committee. He asked both the county and national governments to fully support farmers. He lauded well-wishers who have continued to support the county with food By…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
18 May 2020

Kenya

Tana River flood victims oppose plans to transfer them

In Summary The locals, who have been displaced by floods, said although the idea is well-intentioned, the procedure is cosmetic and will leave them stranded once the calamity is over. They have threatened not to move from the…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
18 May 2020

Kenya

Hunger looms in West Pokot as floods sweep away crops

By OSCAR KAKAI Farmers and residents living along the River Suam in West Pokot County are counting huge losses as hunger looms after their crops and property were destroyed by floods. Dykes built along the river have been…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
11 May 2020

Kenya

Western Kenya leaders say dams will end floods menace

Leaders from western Kenya have resolved to revive the building of dams that stalled due to cultural practices. The leaders have said that the dams will help end the perennial floods menace that continues to ravage several…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
11 May 2020

Kenya

Brace for more floods, State warns Tana River-Garissa residents

In Summary Mr Wamalwa noted that Tana River and Garissa counties will be greatly affected. The CS noted that the two counties risked being cut off since many bridges were about to collapse. By STEPHEN ODUOR The government has warned…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
10 May 2020

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