Hundreds of families living in Muhuru beach along Lake Victoria are pleading with the government to help evacuate them to safer grounds following increased backflow experienced in the lake.
They said that the destruction caused by the floods is irreparable as some are forced to flee their homes to safer grounds.
Led by Elsa Atieno, the residents who were woken up by water at 4am appealed to the Kenya Red Cross and the government to act fast and avert at a looming crisis.
She current situation is life threatening as they have never witnessed such for decades and therefore appealed to the government to come to our rescue.
Other beaches along the lake have not been spared either, with homes marooned by waters following a back flow from the lake are Kao, Lwanda Konyango, Nyankondo, Kibro, Kisegunga and Nyora Beaches have been submerged, creating a tail of destrguction and displacing families.
Joseph Ombogo another victim said that waters swept plantations thus exposing them to diseases hunger.
Kitegunga beach unit chairman Naphtali Ocholla and ward representative Hevron Mahira blamed the county disaster management for not responding despite numerous distress calls.
They recounted how raging waters swept houses almost killing children.
Mahira told press when he visited the affected families that what they are experiencing currently is worse than what they went through last year.
He said they cannot camp residents in schools or churches following the Covid-19 pandemic.
The affected families were forced to brave the cold as they could not move to rescue camps following governments directive barring overcrowding to curb the spread of corona virus.
Migori county disaster management team had not dispatched officers to the affected areas.