UN says 6 million people affected by flooding in East Africa

– – Nearly six million people have been affected by flooding this year in East Africa. Data from the UN’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said 1.5 million people have been displaced by the floods. The number of people affected has increased more than five-fold in four years. The number has gone up from 1.1 million in 2016 to nearly six million so far this year. There are fears that the situation will worsen when the short rains peak in November to hit most countries in the region. –…

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