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Kenya + 1 more

Aid worker diary: South Sudanese flock to Kakuma refugee camp

Gabriella Waaijman is the Head of OCHA’s Eastern Africa office in Nairobi, Kenya. She travelled last week to the Kakuma refugee camp in north-west Kenya. Hundreds of South Sudanese are arriving there every day, most of…

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OCHA
Posted:
31 Jan 2014

Kenya

Engaging local stakeholders in conflict-stricken northern Kenya

The ongoing conflict in northern Kenya and Somalia has seen the region become increasingly unstable. KIRA, an ongoing programme led by RedR and UNOCHA, ran an orientation session in the region last month to engage with…

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News and Press Release
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RedR UK
Posted:
31 Jan 2014

Kenya

AfDB and Kenya sign agreements for financing infrastructure projects

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the government of Kenya on January 27th in Nairobi, Kenya signed loan and protocol grant agreements of US$97 million and US$120 million for the Thwake multi-purpose dam & Outer…

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News and Press Release
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AfDB
Posted:
31 Jan 2014

Kenya

Report on Kenya Red Cross food security projects

1.0.0 Background In Kenya, arid and semi-arid lands (ASALS) cover 80 per cent of the land where annual rainfall varies from 200 to 500mm making periodical droughts part of the country’s climate system. The Kenya Meteorological Department…

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Kenya Red Cross
Posted:
30 Jan 2014
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Kenya’s Journey Towards Zero New HIV Infections Falters

By Miriam Gathigah NAIROBI, Jan 29 2014 (IPS) - In early January 2008, during the violence that rocked Kenya after disputed general elections, a man knocked at Lucia Wakonyo’s gate at Mathare Valley, in the sprawling Mathare…

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News and Press Release
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IPS
Posted:
30 Jan 2014

Kenya + 1 more

Kakuma refugee influx updates on 28th January 2014

Situation Progress To date a total number of 13,064 refugees have been registered in Kakuma, with an approximately of 100 new arrivals registered daily. The number of new arrivals has dropped a bit as compared to last…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Kenya Red Cross
Posted:
29 Jan 2014

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WFP Assists South Sudanese Refugees in Kenya

Since the outbreak of conflict in South Sudan in mid-December last year, Kakuma has received about 13,000 refugees. An average of 300 refugees daily, mostly women and children, are being received at the camp. WFP is…

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News and Press Release
Source:
WFP
Posted:
29 Jan 2014

Kenya

Kenyan irrigation scheme offers solutions but raises questions

NAIROBI/KISUMU, 29 January 2014 (IRIN) - One of the largest irrigation schemes in Kenya’s history, the recently launched 400,000-hectare Galana-Kulalu Food Security Project, will focus on the production of crops, livestock and fish for both domestic…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
Posted:
29 Jan 2014

Kenya + 1 more

Kakuma Refugee Influx: Multi Agency Multi Sector Initial Rapid Assessment

Context Kakuma Camp was established in 1992, following the arrival of the 16,000 Sudanese “Lost Boys” and “Lost Girls”, minors who together with 200 caretakers undertook a hazardous five year odyssey after flight from the civil war…

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Assessment
Source:
NRC, Lutheran World Federation, UNICEF, IRC, UNHCR, World Vision
Posted:
29 Jan 2014
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Fresh efforts to vaccinate sect children

Additional public health officers have been sent to areas in Nakuru County where members of a religious sect refused to get their children immunised against polio. Many families in Kuresoi North and South and parts of Elburgon…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
27 Jan 2014