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Dateline ACT Kenya 01/00: Turkana - Living with the Drought

Turkana, May 2000 - Even the wind is burning hot, dry and dusty. There is no grass around for miles and miles. It is hard to believe that this was once green plains with cows grazing peacefully. Now the cows…

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

Kenya

Famine Leaves Six Dead in Northeastern Kenya

NAIROBI (May 29) XINHUA - At least six people and thousands of livestock have perished due to famine in Wajir District in northeastern Kenya, the Daily Nation newspaper said on Monday. A drought assessment report from the Arid Land Resource…

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

Kenya + 2 more

East Africa: IRIN News Briefs, 24 May

KENYA: Drought brings severe power rationing A 12-hour a day power rationing programme to last at least six months has been drawn up by Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) as a result of low water levels in the…

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

Kenya

African Governments Blamed For Environmental Disasters

Tervil Okoko, PANA Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya (PANA) - African governments came under heavy attack Friday for impoverishing their citizens through loans secured to resuscitate environments whose devastation have been caused either through negligence or greed amongst leaders to grab and own…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
PANAPress
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Drought Hampers Kenya's Economic Growth

NAIROBI (May 17) XINHUA - Kenyan economy is unlikely to pick up this year due to the ongoing drought, a report by the Central Bank of Kenya said. The East African Standard, a major newspaper in the country, Wednesday quoted…

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

Kenya

Kenyan Government Appeals Again for Relief Aid

NAIROBI (May 14) XINHUA - The Kenyan government has appealed again to the international community for assistance in fighting drought and hunger. Sunday's Herald newspaper quoted Minister of State Sharrif Nassir as saying that the government was not able to…

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

Kenya + 2 more

East Africa: IRIN News Briefs, 12 May

KENYA: Head count underway in Kakuma camp A refugee head count is underway at Kakuma refugee camp, northwestern Kenya, the UNHCR's Saber Azam said on Wednesday. The operation, also known as the card revalidation exercise, was being carried out by some…

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

Kenya

Poor Rains May Bring Drought, Famine To Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) (Panafrican News Agency, May 8, 2000) - The Kenya Meteorological Department has predicted a severe drought which may result in famine in all parts of the country following the failure of the rain which normally fall…

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

Kenya

New Drought Alert, Kenyans Told

NAIROBI (May 6) XINHUA - Kenya's famine is expected to get worse because of poor rainfall during the long rains season from March to June, meteorologists have warned. Kenya's Meteorological Department Friday said that Kenya is soon to experience a…

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

Kenya

Kenya Situation Report 04 May 2000

In northern Kenya, over 4 million people are at risk of starvation. Currently, more than 700,000 people, including 100,000 children under the age of five, are in urgent need of supplemental food, health care, and clean water. The worst hit…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
UNICEF USA
Posted:
21 Mar 2011