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Flood in Kenya

Saturday, 01 May 2010

Type of Event:
Location of Event:
Date of Charter Activation:
Charter Requestor:
UNOOSA on behalf of UN OCHA Kenya
Project Management:
Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development

Description of the event

Torrential rains and floods in more than 15 districts in Kenya from December 2009 to early 2010 have claimed lives and left massive destruction of houses, household property, infrastructure and farmlands. Thousands of people have been affected by the floods and been displaced.

Rio Tana, Kenya

Source: Radarsat II
Acquired: 06/05/2010

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Eastern Kenya (Tana River)

Source: Radarsat
Acquired: 03/05/2010

Copyright: USGS, CSA, Africa Data Sampler