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Kenya + 1 more

UN chief Ban Ki-moon lauds Somali refugees in Dadaab camp

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 30 (UNHCR) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday visited the sprawling Dadaab refugee complex and praised the resilience of more than 350,000 Somali refugees there while expressing sympathy for their suffering. "This is…

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News and Press Release
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UNHCR
Posted:
31 Oct 2014

Kenya + 1 more

One killed, 8 injured as S. Sudanese refugees clash in Kenya

October 27, 2014 (NAIROBI) – At least one person was reportedly killed and more than eight other seriously injured when South Sudanese rival communities clashed on Sunday at Kakuma refugee in western Kenya. Sources said the clashes…

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News and Press Release
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Sudan Tribune
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28 Oct 2014

Kenya

Official raises alarm as staff crisis hits hospitals

In Summary She said the region requires the nurses, clinical officers, laboratory technicians and pharmacists to fill positions left by those who retired or left for greener pastures. By DENNIS LUBANGA The provision of quality health care at more…

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News and Press Release
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Daily Nation
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27 Oct 2014

Kenya + 1 more

Braving dust storms, women plant seeds of hope at the Dadaab refugee camp

Turning dry lands into fertile fields, a livelihood project is helping Somali women refugees in Kenya make a living and prevent sexual and gender-based violence. In the world’s largest refugee complex — the sprawling Dadaab settlement in…

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News and Press Release
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UN Women
Posted:
25 Oct 2014

Kenya

Crop farming pays off for pastoralists

In Summary With the support of a local NGO, the families ventured into crop farming following the loss of their livestock to drought. A year after doing so, they are making huge profits. Mr Hussein said he was…

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News and Press Release
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Daily Nation
Posted:
24 Oct 2014

Kenya

ACTED beehives provide income in West Pokot, Kenya

WEST POKOT [ACTED News] - In Kenya’s West Pokot region ACTED is working with the Kenyan Red Cross and support from the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development to increase communities’ ability to mitigate risks…

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News and Press Release
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ACTED
Posted:
23 Oct 2014

Kenya + 1 more

Fishing for a living in the desert wastes of northern Kenya

KAKUMA REFUGEE CAMP, Kenya, October 22 (UNHCR) – Noah Ilambona has been a fisherman all his life, so the refugee from Burundi felt completely lost when he ended up in the arid reaches of north-west Kenya…

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News and Press Release
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UNHCR
Posted:
22 Oct 2014

Kenya

New child-friendly HIV pill set for launch

In Summary At the moment, children living with the virus take four to five different syrups of the formulation which has a bitter taste and is proving to be a real struggle getting them to take. Paediatric HIV…

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News and Press Release
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Daily Nation
Posted:
21 Oct 2014

Kenya

City evaluates flood damage

In Summary Nairobi has over 4,000 kilometres of roads which were turned them into rivers during the downpour. Parts of some roads were washed away, disrupting traffic. Services at Kenyatta National Hospital, the biggest referral hospital in East…

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News and Press Release
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Daily Nation
Posted:
21 Oct 2014

Kenya

Kenyan farmers back referendum push for more local aid

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:26 GMT Author: Kagondu Njagi RUKINDU, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – It has never been in Miriam Kinyua’s nature to challenge authority, but these days the mother of six…

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News and Press Release
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AlertNet
Posted:
21 Oct 2014