Part of Joshua’s flooded property
Kisumu sits on the edge of Lake Victoria, the world’s second-largest freshwater lake. The lake’s level varies significantly, as its primary source is rainwater and its primary loss is through evaporation, not river outflow. With massive rainstorms, the lake has recently reached its highest level in 120 years of records, causing enormous flooding in nearby villages. Families have been displaced as they move to higher ground, and homes and farms have been submerged.
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