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30/4: On 24 April, tropical cyclone Kenneth hit Comoros Islands killing seven people and injuring over 200 people. Strong winds and torrential rains have affected more than 45,000 people of whom an estimated 20,000 have been displaced. More than 10,800 houses have been destroyed. The cyclone has severe impacts on livelihoods as an estimate of 60-80% of staple crops have been destroyed and over 1,600 livestock lost. Many people have difficulties accessing clean water and services as more than 70 water tanks, over 600 schools and at least six health facilities have been damaged or destroyed and/or roads are blocked. Access to power is severely limited as most of the country’s electricity grid was damaged. ?