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DREF Operation final report- Kenya: Fires 2011

CHF 205,575 was allocated from the Federation’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) in replenishing non food items used in delivering immediate assistance to some 4,667 households affected by…

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Situation Report
Source:
IFRC
Posted:
30 Jul 2011
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Kenya

Hear from drought-affected families in Kenya

Living with hunger is sadly not a new experience for many children and families in Kenya but the brutal drought in East Africa is affecting every aspect of their lives. Plan staff delivering food, water and…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Plan International
Posted:
29 Jul 2011

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Desperation fuelling 'climate wars' in northern Kenya

Chronic food and water shortages in northern Kenya are fuelling inevitable conflict between communities as groups compete for the ever-decreasing resources available, Trocaire has warned. With most animals in the region having died and water sources having…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Trócaire
Posted:
29 Jul 2011

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Kenya: MSF Launches Nutrition Programme in Turkana District

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) launched an emergency nutrition project in the Turkana district in northwestern Kenya on July 18. Teams are working in two areas in Turkana—Lapur and Kibish divisions—where few humanitarian agencies have been present. Earlier…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
MSF
Posted:
29 Jul 2011

Kenya

Farmers reap rewards of switching to maize

AHERO, 29 July 2011 (IRIN) - The Kano plains, in Kenya's western Nyanza Province, are well known for rice production, but after years of poor prices and competition from imports, farmers are gradually switching to more…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
29 Jul 2011

Kenya

Kenyans for Kenya Initiative Launched

The Kenyans for Kenya initiative was launched on Wednesday 27th July 2011. This is an initiative that is spearheaded by Safaricom Foundation, Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB), Media Owners Association (MOA) and Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS). The…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Kenya Red Cross
Posted:
29 Jul 2011

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Wajir - Bearing the Brunt of the Drought in Northern Kenya

Wajir Background For as far as the eye can see, the area surrounding Wajir town is covered in a carpet of loose red soil, dotted with a stubble of hardy thorn trees and leafless bushes. July…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
AMREF
Posted:
29 Jul 2011

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Sweden increases humanitarian aid to Kenya and Somalia

The Swedish Government has decided to increase the humanitarian aid to Kenya and other countries in the Horn of Africa with KES 2,9 billion. The additional funds are intended to meet basic needs such as health,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Govt. Sweden
Posted:
29 Jul 2011

Kenya

KENYA: Drought exacerbates conflict in Turkana

LOKICHOGGIO, 29 July 2011 (IRIN) - Cross-border armed conflict over resources among Turkana pastoralists in northeastern Kenya has increased following the severe drought ravaging parts of the Horn of Africa. Besides rampant malnutrition, the desperate competition…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
29 Jul 2011

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