In Summary
  • The victims' clothes, food and valuable documents including birth certificates were also carried away.
  • On Tuesday, Kirinyaga Senator Charles Kibiru donated maize flour, cooking fat and soap to the victims.
  • And in Kamuchege village, residents are suffering after the Murubara River bridge was destroyed by floods.

At least 100 families have been displaced by floods in Githogondo village in Kirinyaga County.

The families living near Thiba River were rendered homeless after their houses were swept away and others submerged by floods occasioned by heavy rains pounding the region.

The victims are now being accommodated by the neighbours while others are spending their nights in the cold at the nearby Ngurubani town.

They narrated how the swollen river burst its banks and destroyed their mud-walled houses.

CARRIED AWAY

The victims' clothes, food and valuable documents including birth certificates were also carried away by the floods and they are now appealing for assistance.

On Tuesday, Kirinyaga Senator Charles Kibiru donated maize flour, cooking fat and soap to the victims.

"I had to intervene and assist the victims with what I had. It is true the families are suffering and well-wishers should help them," he added.

The families thanked Mr Kibiru for his donations and called on Governor Anne Waiguru's administration to follow suit.

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