In the last five years, Kenya has reported building tragedies involving about 87 buildings.
These tragedies have left over 200 people dead and 1,000 injured.
According to data from the National Building Inspectorate, 65 per cent of the collapsed buildings were residential, 25 per cent were commercial and 10 per cent were of mixed-use developments.
Some 4,000 houses were found to be unsafe for human habitation in the country and recommended to be demolished.
Below is a look at the tragedies;
MAY 1996: SUNBEAM SUPERMARKET, MOI AVENUE, NAIROBINumber of people killed: 16 Number of people injured: Several Building collapsed following heavy downpour.
JANUARY 2006: RONALD NGALANumber of people killed: 14 Number of people injured: Several Building collapsed in Ronald Ngala.
JANUARY 10, 2010: KIAMBUNumber of people killed: 3 Number of people injured: Several Building collapsed in Kiambu town due to heavy rains.
JUNE 2011: NAIROBINumber of people killed: 2 Number of people injured: Several 6-storey building under construction collapsed.
SEPTEMBER 2011: VIHIGANumber of people killed: 4 Number of people injured: Several Heavy rains brought down building in Vihiga
JUNE 2012: MLOLONGONumber of people killed: 3 Number of people injured: Several Building under construction in Mlolongo collapsed.
DECEMBER 17, 2014: KALOLENINumber of people killed: 8 Number of people injured: Several 5-storey building collapsed. Building was partly occupied, partly under construction.
JANUARY 4, 2015: HURUMANumber of people killed: 5 Number of people injured: 32 7-storey residential building collapsed.
APRIL 2, 2015: ROYSAMBUNumber of people killed: 7 Number of people injured: Several Building behind Thika Road Mall in Roysambu collapsed.
MAY 11, 2015: SOUTH B MOSQUE WALLNumber of people killed: 10 Number of people injured: Several Wall around South B Mosque collapsed due to heavy rains.
MARCH 9, 2016: ZIMMERMANNumber of people killed: 0 Number of people injured: 0 4-storey building collapsed. No one injured. Structure's integrity put to question in 2014.
APRIL 29, 2016: WALL ON NAIROBI'S LENANA ROAD
Number of people killed: 4 Number of people injured: 3 Wall collapsed on Nairobi's Lenana Road following heavy downpour.
APRIL 29, 2016: HURUMA ESTATENumber of people killed: 51 Number of people missing: 10 Number of people injured: 140 6-storey building located in Ngei, Mathare, Nairobi, collapsed following heavy rainfall.
JUNE 3, 2016: HURUMA ESTATENo casualties. The collapsed 7-storey building was marked for demolition, occupants vacated.
NOVEMBER 10, 2016: KISII BUILDING AT DARAJA MOJANumber of people killed: 8 Number of people injured: 44 10-storey building located at Daraja Moja-Nyambera Road near Ram Hospital Owner Jeremiah Matoke and engineer Jeff Ocharo charged with 8 counts of manslaughter.
JUNE 14, 2017: KWARE, EMBAKASI NAIROBINumber of people killed: 2 A 7-storey building collapsed, residents previously issued with notice to vacate
AUGUST 31, 2021: GACHIE KIAMBU COUNTYNumber of people killed: 5 Five storey building under construction collapsed
OCTOBER, 2021: RUIRU, KIAMBU COUNTYNumber of those killed: 0 9-storey building collapsed in Ruiru near Tatu City, Building was under construction. No construction worker was on site
MAY 18, 2022: RUIRU KIAMBU COUNTYNumber of people killed: 2 Building earmarked for demolition by KeNHA collapsed in Kihunguro area in Ruiru,
SEPTEMBER 26, 2022: KIRIGITI, KIAMU COUNTYNumber of people killed: 5 Number of people missing: 0 5-storey building located in Kirigiti, Kiambu Count Building was under construction
National Building Inspectorate (Building tragedy in past 5 years)87 building collapses About 200 people have lost their lives 1,000 injured 65% of the collapsed buildings were residential 25% of collapsed buildings were commercial 10% of the buildings were of mixed-use developments
**4,000 houses found unsafe for human habitation in Kenya