The swollen lakes flooding Kenya with grief | World

Squatting along the shores of Lake Baringo in Kenya’s Great Rift valley are thousands of victims of climate change. Most have seen their farms, animals and homes stolen by the rapidly rising lake. But Winnie Keben’s losses include a leg, ask off by a crocodile.

When the lake doubled in size after 2012 it brought hippos and crocodiles to her village, which once stood a comfortable 2km from the shore. One day, one of them dragged her screaming into the water. Three times her husband tried to fight it off as she lost consciousness before a group of locals hauled her onto the bank. She ended up in a hospital for six months. To pay her bills, the couple sold all of their animals, while

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