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Kenya, Somalia and Rwanda hit by deadly flooding

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Flooding as a result of recent heavy rains has killed almost 200 people across Kenya, the government says.

The water has also washed away 8,000 acres of crops and some vital infrastructure.

In Rwanda more than 45 people have died and floods have killed 16 in Somalia. In Uganda high water levels have trapped an estimated 200 patients inside a hospital.

East African countries have also been hit by a locust invasion and Covid-19.

The authorities in Kenya have told people in some of the affected areas to move away from “potential danger”.

People have been forced from their homes as rivers burst their banks

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