Residents seek help as Kwale’s Vanga Town is cut off by floods

Residents of Tsuini wade through a flooded section to their homes in Lunga Lunga, Kwale County. They are appealing to the government and the Kenya Red Cross to come to their aid as the situation continues to worsen. PHOTO | WACHIRA MWANGI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • For the last four days there is no vehicle which has been moving in or out of the town as the water continuous overflowing hence leaving locals devastated.
  • Mr Mutuku accused Kwale Governor Salim Mvurya and his county government of staying in their comfort zones without putting into consideration the suffering that locals were going through.
  • Lunga Lunga MP Khatib Mwashetani confirmed that the situation was deplorable.
  • He promised to present the issue in Parliament for the government to offer a permanent solution

River Umba which flows from Tanzania has burst its banks due to heavy rains cutting off Vanga Town from other villages in Kwale’s Lunga Lunga Sub County.

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