Flash floods destroy properties in Chesogon, Elgeyo-Marakwet County, on April 18, 2020. / Courtesy

Church in Kenya Seeking “any form of support” for Thousands amid Floods, Landslides

Apr 25, 2020

The plight of thousands of people affected by floods and landslides in parts of Kenya is a concern of Catholic Bishops in the East African nation. They are appealing for “any form of support” to save lives of at least 400 households that have survived the effects of heavy rains in recent days.

Victims of Floods in Kenya in Need of  humanitarian Assistance

Kenya-Based Small Christian Community Facilitates Aid to Victims of Floods, Landslides

Dec 11, 2019

At a time when rain-triggered disasters including flash floods, mudslides and landslides have caused hundreds of deaths across East Africa and negatively affected livelihoods of millions of people who require urgent assistance, a Small Christian Community (SCC) in Kenya’s Lodwar diocese has reached out to various entities and individuals, facilitating aid to victims within its quarters.

Family members trying to salvage property from their marooned house following flooding in Kenya's Marsabit Diocese on November 21, 2019 / Caritas Marsabit, Kenya

Bishops in Kenya Appeal for Humanitarian Aid to People Affected by Floods, Landslides

Nov 29, 2019

Following the devastation occasioned by unprecedented torrential rains in parts of Kenya with the Government Spokesman giving Thursday, November 28 statistics of 118 deaths, 350,000 people displaced, and 16,700 houses destroyed across 32 counties in a span of two months, Catholic Bishops in the East African country have issued an appeal for humanitarian aid to save lives.

Kenya's West Pokot county floods

Death Toll in Kenya Landslides Rises to 58, Local Church Appeals for Help

Nov 26, 2019

With at least 58 people confirmed dead and property destroyed including homes following ongoing heavy rains in Kenya’s West Pokot region causing landslides, Catholic Church officials are calling for urgent assistance to save lives.