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Severe Drought Warned in Kenya

NAIROBI (April 29) XINHUA - Kenya will experience severe drought due to insufficient rainfall, the Meteorological Department in the country has warned. The East African Standard daily Saturday quoted a senior meteorological official William Nyakwanda as saying that the weather forecast…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Xinhua
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya + 2 more

Safe haven for women opened at Kakuma refugee camp

Contact: Mary Anne Fitzgerald or Michelle Brown refintl@iconnect.co.ke or (202) 828-0110 When women become refugees, their vulnerability to problems such as rape, domestic violence, and forced marriage substantially increases. Thus, their need for protection increases. Protection is the mandate of the United Nations High…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
RI
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya + 1 more

Dying To Be Safe: Get the Minors Out of Kakuma

This March, the U.S. Department of State designated over 3,000 young men of 18 years and over living in Kakuma Refugee Camp in northern Kenya as a Priority 2 group for resettlement in the United States. Refugees International commends…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
RI
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya + 2 more

East Africa: IRIN News Briefs, 20 April

UGANDA: Karamajong raids leave 135,000 displaced With drought continuing to bite in Karamoja district, northeastern Uganda, violent raiding and looting by Karamajong warriors in the neighbouring districts of Katakwi, Lira, Kitgum, Soroti and Kumi, has lead to widespread displacement, OCHA reported…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Kenya Country Update: 250,000 at risk in Turkana district

Sporadic and poorly distributed rainfall during the 1999 long rains season led to crop failures in marginal agricultural districts. The drought-like conditions have also dried-up pasture and water used for livestock. Turkana district, in northwestern Kenya, is the worst-affected area with…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
WFP
Posted:
21 Mar 2011