Floods in Kenya displace 311,000
Your help is urgently needed!
Torrential rains and massive floods have already killed more than 170 people in Kenya. 311,000 people are displaced!
Those living with a disability are the most vulnerable.SAVE LIVES NOW
Kenya in Crisis
The Tana River has flooded after weeks of torrential downpour causing immediate and long-term damage in Kenya.
Clean water sources, schools and health facilities have been swept away.
Cholera rates have already quadrupled! Malaria and dengue fever infection rates are expected to increase. These life-threatening diseases also bring an increased risk for permanent disability.
“I am scared about my children. They’re hungry, they’re exposed to the rains and because of that we’re likely to fall sick.”– Safina Hassan Nuria
How You Can Help
3-Step Action Plan
cbm has partnered with the Kenya Red Cross to ensure people with disabilities are not forgotten in the rush to save lives. Together we can provide urgently needed items such as food and clean water.
Our long-term partnerships with local agencies ensure that we can act fast to fight diseases and prevent disability.
Together with our local partners, we will help re-build lives in the weeks and months to come.
”"I have come into the deep waters; the floods engulf me. I am worn out calling for help; my throat is parched. My eyes fail, looking for my God."– Psalm 69: 2b-3a (NIV)
172 people have died
311,000 people displaced
21,741 acres of farmland destroyed
205 schools are damaged
33 health facilities are inaccessible
19,233 livestock died
Kenya flooding 2018. Images from Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS).