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'Sand dams' bank water for dry season in semi-arid Kenya

20 Aug 2014, TRF

'When we initiated this project, we had our own ideas, such as sinking boreholes. But on consulting community members, they insisted that harvesting and storing rainwater would be a better answer to their prevailing water problems,' said Annie Murimi, the Utooni organisation’s development officer...


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    Ministry of State for Special Programmes (MOSSP)
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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1999 23,000,000
Epidemic 1994 6,500,000
Drought 2008 3,800,000
Drought 2005 3,500,000
Drought 1991 2,700,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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