Families rendered homeless as El-Nino rains rage Migori

Families rendered homeless as El-Nino rains rage Migori

More than twelve families have been left homeless following floods that have raged in Nyatike area, Migori County on Friday.

The affected families are stranded at Nyora Rescue Camp in Nyatike.

Speaking to the press, the seventeen families expressed fears that they would remain homeless as their houses were swept away by the floods.

Kakelo Kakoth Sub-location Chief Sospeter Oloo said the floods have affected numerous households, adding that those camping at Nyora will have to continue staying there until the rains drop.

Oloo said the families are now stranded and they need urgent help so that they can also resume their normal life. He called both the county and national governments to move with speed to assist the families.

One of the families, whose crops were destroyed by floods, appealed to the county government asking for farm inputs so that they can plant afresh.

More than 300 families have been affected by floods since El-Nino rains raged the region two months ago.

Nyatike area has been experiencing floods annually and nearly 3000 people are regularly displaced in the in the region whenever it rains.

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