- At least 10 people in the Coast region lost their lives and more than 70, 000 residents were affected by floods.
- In Kwale more than three people died and 790 households with approximately over 6000 residents were affected by the three-day heavy rains.
The national government has assured all flood victims in the Coast region will get the required assistance.
Two Cabinet Secretaries, Peninah Malonza (Asal) and Salim Mvurya (Blue Economy) on Sunday visited the hundreds of families that have been affected by the floods in Kwale.
At least 10 people in the Coast region lost their lives and more than 70, 000 residents were affected by floods.
In Kwale more than three people died and 790 households with approximately over 6000 residents were affected by the three-day heavy rains.
Speaking at Kiwegu in Lunga-Lunga subcounty the two CS reaffirmed the government's commitment to support the victims in the wake of the catastrophic floods.
"We are deeply saddened by the loss of lives due to devastating floods and we are working hard to provide immediate relief to the affected people," they said.
Malonza said the government has set aside money to ensure all the victims are supplied with food, shelter, sleeping nets, mattresses and medical assistance to cushion them from the effects of floods.
She said no one will sleep hungry because there is a caring government and it has stepped up efforts to assist the flood victims with upscale distribution of food and non-food items.
The CS said 186 bags of rice and 186 bags of beans have already been deployed to Kwale flood victims and more support will be sent.
She said the displaced victims will also be provided with some construction materials to help them rebuild and restore livelihoods.
The CS said the government has set necessary measures to evacuate and accommodate all the victims in case the flood situation worsens.
She said the Kenye Kwanza administration will protect lives and roll down affirmative emergency response actions to mitigate the effects of floods and further disasters.
"Our President cares about you, that's why he has sent us to assess the situation and see how we can further assist you in getting back on your feet," she said.
The CS warned the victims against returning to their flooded homes adding that it is too early since more heavy rains are expected.
She said the meteorological department stated that the people should brace for another downpour and the coastal region would be mostly affected.
Malonza said that lives matter and none should take risks moving back to their settlements or trying to save property when floods hit again.
Mvurya said people should monitor the water levels and move to highland areas.
He said the residents should not wait until the situation is dire and should make efforts to go to safer places.
Mvurya said the government has started sending help to the affected people by giving food and bedding among others.
He said his ministry is on standby to dispatch boats in case the heavy rains and floods persist to help affected victims to vacate.
Mvurya said a team of engineers has also been deployed to assess the damage to the infrastructure and restore transport activities.
Governor Fatuma Achani called on the residents to be vigilant and observe safety.
She told the residents that life is more precise than trying to save property.
"Be in a place where your security is guaranteed, there is no need to risk your lives by trying to save your belongings," she said.
However, Achani said the county has already supplied the flood victims with some provisions including water, food and bedding.