Water Mission nonprofit responds to East Africa flooding

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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – A Christian engineering nonprofit is responding to ongoing flooding in a number of international locations all through East Africa with emergency secure water.

Heavy rainfall has prompted flooding for greater than six weeks. Water Mission experiences that tons of of individuals have died and over 485,000 individuals have been left homeless with out entry to scrub and secure water.

Officers say Water Mission has in-country workplaces in Kenya and Tanzania and has established water, sanitation and hygiene applications. The group has additionally deployed a Catastrophe Help Response Staff to Kenya to assist native employees with emergency secure water wants.

“The unfold of waterborne ailments are a vital concern within the days and weeks after a catastrophe,” stated Water Mission CEO and President George C. Greene IV, PE. “Water Mission’s Catastrophe Help Response Staff and in-country employees in Kenya and Tanzania are bringing aid with emergency secure water entry to the 1000’s in want.”

Water Mission officers say its employees has deployed secure water remedy programs to get emergency water flowing for 3,500 individuals in Khukunda Camp, Kenya.

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