6 March 2018

Low Flow Turkwel

Low Flow Turkwel river, Kenya; Credit: Feyera Hirpa/REACH

The images show the Turkwel river under high flows caused by a four-day rainfall event on March 24-28 (top), followed by a nearly-dry river bed one day after the rains stopped (bottom), highlighting the impacts of the long, severe drought on groundwater recharge.

Kelly Ann Naylor, Associate Director, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Section, Programme Division, UNICEF

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