Why Kenya's Rift Valley lakes are going through a crisis

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Thousands of people in Kenya have been forced to abandon their homes after a drastic rise in the levels of the lakes along the Rift Valley. Homes, schools, hospitals and roads are under water. Environmentalists say decades of deforestation and this year’s unusually heavy rains have contributed to the disaster. Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from Lake Baringo, where the water has risen by around 12 metres in the last seven years. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #Kenya #KenyaFloods #RiftValley

Published by: Al Jazeera English
Published at: 2 months ago
Category: اخبار و سیاست