100,000 people affected by Narok floods receive Ksh.245m from gov’t

100,000 people affected by Narok floods receive Ksh.245m from gov’t

The Government has spent Ksh.245million to assist 100,000 people who have been affected by the ongoing long rains.

Speaking at Emarti Primary School in Narok West where 114 flood victims have pitched camp, Devolution PS Charles Sunkuli who is leading the new National committee on floods also called on families to move to safer grounds away from risky areas.

Sunkuli who consoled the victims on behalf of the Government helped in distributing 15,000 bags of rice, iron sheets, 24,000 feet wood and nails for reconstruction.

At the same time, he assured the County that the would be mending the roads which have been devastated by the ongoing rains

Hassan Noor the Deputy County Commissioner Trans Mara West who was present thanked those in higher ground for raising alarm but warned everyone to be on alert.

Noor reminded locals to consider the vulnerable members with mobility issues whenever rescue needs arise.

On COVID 19 Noor revealed that Kenya Tanzania border at Angata Barikoi which is 10 km apart shall be officially closes come Monday.

The worst reported areas in Narok that have negatively been impacted by landslides, rocks falling and flooding as a result include Nkararo Nairegie Enkare, parts of Northern and Olmekenyu in the Southern side.