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Pastoralists count losses as climate change takes a toll
As heavy rains pound parts of the country, livestock are dying in other areas due to prolonged drought. According to a November 2016 report published by the National Drought Management Authority, pastoralists in arid regions have suffered huge losses. Last month, livestock deaths were reported in Garissa, specifically in Ijara, Isiolo (in Oldonyiro, Garbatulla and Kinna) as well as in Kilifi, Kwale, Lamu, Marsabit, Tana River and Taita Taveta. Climate   Read More ...
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Pastoralists count losses as climate change takes a toll
As heavy rains pound parts of the country, livestock are dying in other areas due to prolonged drought. According to a November 2016 report published by the National Drought Management Authority, pastoralists in arid regions have suffered huge losses. Last month, livestock deaths were reported in Garissa, specifically in Ijara, Isiolo (in Oldonyiro, Garbatulla and Kinna) as well as in Kilifi, Kwale, Lamu, Marsabit, Tana River and Taita Taveta. Climate   Read More ...
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Heavy downpour delays KCSE exams in Isiolo as river swells
A heavy downpour delayed the start of KSCE examinations at Kipsing Secondary School in Isiolo County on Tuesday. A vehicle carrying Physics Paper I and History Paper I was unable to cross the swollen Longopito seasonal river. Isiolo Deputy County Commissioner Mwachaunga Chaunga said they contacted the Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) who sent a helicopter to airlift the examinations to the school. The papers were distributed at around 6am   Read More ...
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700 people stranded in Isiolo villages after floods
700 people stranded in Isiolo villages after floods Ewaso Nyiro River that has burst its banks. At least 700 people are stranded in villages near the river in Isiolo County after heavy rains cut off roads. (PHOTO: COURTESY OF RED CROSS) KENYA: At least 700 people are stranded in their villages in Isiolo County after heavy rains cut off roads, the Kenya Red Cross Society has said. Among those threatened   Read More ...
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Governor Godana Doyo rescues flood victims
Heavy rainfall continues to be experienced across the country as flooding brings businesses and transport to a stand still in major cities and towns. – Isiolo Governor Godana Doyo set the bar among his peers after he hired a helicopter to rescue 100 students stranded due to flooding. As the heavy downpour continues to ravage the country, many remain stranded in their homes and places of work as rainfall   Read More ...
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ISIOLO: Chopper evacuates students stuck in flood-hit areas
Isiolo Governor Godana Doyo hired a chopper to evacuate about 100 students from Cherab area which had been cut off by floods owing to the current rains pounding the area. The students from various schools in Wajir, Isiolo, Meru and Garissa counties were not able to report back to school as schools opened last week for second term after heavy rains and flash floods experienced in the region destroyed a   Read More ...
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Climate-change radio station launched in Garba-Tula town
Climate-change radio station launched in Garba-Tula town, Isiolo A community radio station whose content will focus on climate change has been launched in Garba-Tula town. The station that will broadcast in the local Borana, Somali and Kiswahili languages was launched on Sunday by Governor Godana Doyo (above). It was set up by Climate Change Adaptation, a consortium of the International Institute for Environment and Development, Kenya Meteorological Department and National   Read More ...
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Western, Coast to receive heavy rains - Weatherman
If you are in Coast, Western and Rift Valley region, expect heavy rains from today to June. Kenya Meteorological Department director James Kingoti said Kwale, Mombasa, Kilifi and Lamu will experience heavy downpour while Makueni, Isiolo, Machakos and Kitui county will only receive short rains. "Other areas that will receive more rains include Western, Rift Valley and Central", Kingoti said. Meanwhile, operations at the Mombasa county were on Thursday morning   Read More ...
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Hundreds stranded after heavy rainfall makes roads impassable
Hundreds stranded after heavy rainfall makes roads impassable Hundreds of passengers were stranded in Merti and Garba-Tula following two days of heavy rains that rendered roads impassable. Three buses were stuck at Biliko trading centre along the Isiolo-Merti route. The buses left Isiolo town on Monday evening. ‘‘The buses are still stuck in mud near Biliko. Some passengers opted to trek to the nearby villages to seek help,’’ said the   Read More ...
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300 families homeless due to Isiolo floods
More than 300 families in Modogashe, Garba-Tulla subcounty, in Isiolo spent Monday night in the cold after their houses were submerged by floods.The families were forced to flee late at night when Togi seasonal stream burst its banks.Several houses were destroyed and roads rendered impassable as rains continue to wreak havoc in parts of Isiolo county   Read More ...
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23 houses destroyed as storm hits Isiolo
Two schools have been damaged by a storm.Five classrooms at St Kizito Primary School, 23 houses at Olla Bule estate and a game lodge within Buffalo Springs Game Reserve were also damaged in the first day of heavy storm accompanied by strong winds which hit Isiolo town on Wednesday.   Read More ...
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Eastern: 23 houses destroyed as storm hits Isiolo
Two schools have been damaged by a storm.Five classrooms at St Kizito Primary School, 23 houses at Olla Bule estate and a game lodge within Buffalo Springs Game Reserve were also damaged in the first day of heavy storm accompanied by strong winds which hit Isiolo town on Wednesday.   Read More ...
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Floods causing havoc in Isiolo county
Floods brought businesses in Isiolo town to a stand still after a heavy downpour filled the streets with rain water making roads inaccessible. Poor drainage is said to be the main reason behind the flood menace that has been a problem in the county for ages.For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.keFollow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvkenyaLike our FaceBook page http://www.facebook.com/NtvKenyaFrom:NTV KenyaViews:32 0ratingsTime:01:15More inNews & Politics   Read More ...
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Heavy Rains In Isiolo County
Roads In Isiolo Town Rendered Impassable After Heavy Downpour Residents of Isiolo town in Isiolo County are a stressed lot owing to the adverse effects of the heavy rains that have been pounding the area. Roads in the region have been rendered impassable, a situation that has hampered communication and affected business in the area.   Read More ...
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Camel meat now new gold mine
Many Isiolo residents depend on camels for their livelihood. Cattle keepers have started rearing the animal to supplement their income, especially during the dry season when cattle die because of drought. The camel copes well in the arid and semi-arid conditions. Unlike the cow that needs constant supply of water, the   Read More ...
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