World Vision International
publication • Wednesday, May 30th 2018

Floods alert: East Africa Region, World Vision response plan

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In Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, World Vision aims to provide 250,000 people affected by flooding and Tropical Storm Sagar with assistance.

The needs are immense: 

  • 700,000 people have been displaced by flooding in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia
  • 670,000 people have been affected by Tropical Storm Sagar in Somalia and Ethiopia
  • Thousands of homes, schools, health care centres have been damaged and destroyed
  • Livestock have been washed away and crops have been destroyed

World Vision is responding, and is requesting an additional $4,991,050 to reach those in need. With support, we will provide the following assistance:  

  • Shelter and non-food items: 73,000 people targetted with essential relief items
  • Education and protection: 32,450 children targetted with education activities and support, 16,000 people targetted with protection assistance
  • Health and nutrition: 108,542 people targetted with health services, 63,150 children and women targetted with nutrition assistance
  • Clean water, sanitation and hygiene: 163,797 people targetted with access to clean water, along with sanitation and hygiene services 
  • Livelihood support: 93,750 people targetted in programmes to help families earn an income and with cash based programming 

For specific country plans, please download the Floods alert: East Africa Region, World Vision response plan (pdf)