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Kenya: Food Security Outlook Update - February 2015

Food security continues to deteriorate during February to March minor lean season KEY MESSAGES Following the below-average October to December short rains, the number of food insecure people has been increasing. According to the 2015 short rains…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
Govt. Kenya, FEWS NET, WFP
Posted:
28 Feb 2015
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ACT Appeal: Response to South Sudan refugee arrivals in Kenya – KEN151

Appeal Target: US$ 993,006 Balance Requested: US$ 991,075 Geneva, 25 February 2015 Dear Colleagues, Since more than 12 months hostilities have affected the South Sudanese population, steaming from a power struggle between the incumbent President Salva Kiir and…

Format:
Appeal
Source:
ACT Alliance
Posted:
27 Feb 2015
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Kenya

1.6m face starvation, warns Waiguru

In Summary The 2015 Food Security Assessment Report lists Garissa, Marsabit, Wajir and Isiolo counties as the worst affected by hunger, and they have been classified as “alarm drought status.” Earlier, Ms Waiguru opened an Asal stakeholders’ forum…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
27 Feb 2015

Kenya

Maternal health – it’s a couples issue

In 2012 two thirds of births in Kenya’s Makueni county were delivered without skilled supervision. In a recent study published by the BMC journal, Amref Health Africa’s Anne Gitimu and her team explore the role of…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Amref
Posted:
26 Feb 2015

Kenya

Schools on their knees as educators shun region

In Summary Speaking on Monday during the Kenya Health and Leadership congress in Nairobi, Mr Roba said education in the county was in a crisis and such urgent measures had to be taken. He appealed to teachers to…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
26 Feb 2015

Kenya

Centre for disease diagnosis opened

In Summary Mr Macharia said the new Kemri Culture Media Manufacturing Centre was expected to solve some problems often faced by doctors and researchers, which include importing culture samples with short life span. By NATION REPORTER Kenya is now…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
25 Feb 2015

Kenya

New policy to help boost food reserves

In Summary The agricultural policy is about issues that affect stakeholders along the value chain of crops, livestock, and fisheries, said Mr Koskei. By NATION REPORTER An agriculture meeting is taking place to work on a policy that if…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
25 Feb 2015

Kenya

Food hawking banned as cholera spreads to Kisii

In Summary Red Cross official John Roche said the six Kisii County cases were reported around Nyabigege, Tabaka and Riosiri Markets. For the past two weeks, the disease has devastated parts of Homa Bay and Migori counties. Public Health…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
25 Feb 2015

Kenya

Trachoma patients in Trans Mara refuse to take eye drugs

In Summary People who have the disease are reluctant to take Azithromax tablets for adults and a syrup for children. Health officials in the region are now faced with the uphill task of convincing them otherwise. Dr David Lekuye,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
25 Feb 2015