Flooding
 
in
East
Africa
 
 
The
number
 
of
people
hit
 
by
seasonal
flooding
 
in
East
Africa
has
increased
more
than
fivefold
 
in
four
years,
according
to
UN
figures.
 
Nearly
six
million
people
have been
affected
this year
 
with
 
1.5
million
 
of
them
forced
from
their
homes.
 
Parts of
 
the
region
are
recording
 
the
heaviest rains
 
 
in
 
a
century.