Displaced families uprooted by severe floods across Horn of Africa

Severe floods in the Horn of Africa have affected tens of thousands of displaced families in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, putting lives and livelihoods at risk, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday.  https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2023/11/1143707
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Displaced families uprooted by severe floods across Horn of Africa

Drought, conflict force 80,000 Somalis to shelter in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camps

06 Dec 2022

Tens of thousands of people have sought shelter in recent weeks at Kenya’s Dadaab camps, forced from their homes by extremist violence in neighbouring Somalia and an “unrelenting” drought, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday.

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Unprecedented flooding displaces hundreds of thousands across East Africa

Unprecedented flooding displaces hundreds of thousands across East Africa

08 May 2024

“Unprecedented and devastating” flooding in East Africa has triggered widespread displacement with hundreds of thousands forced from their homes in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Ethiopia and Tanzania, UN humanitarians warned on Wednesday. 

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Assistance ramped up to DR Congo’s South Kivu as floods kill dozens

21 Apr 2020

Aid is being rushed to eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where deadly flooding has swept away people and homes and affected tens of thousands more, including many displaced by violence, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday