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Humanitarian Update Kenya Jul 2002

Overview Election fever is heating up in Kenya with more than seven people declaring their candidature for president. This general election is of particular importance to Kenyans because the country will have a new president after 24 years of President…

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Situation Report
Source:
UN RC Kenya
Posted:
26 May 2015
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Kenya

Malaria outbreak predicted in Kenya

NAIROBI, Jul 31, 2002 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The Kenyan Ministry of Health has warned that another malaria outbreak could hit the country by the end of the year, the Daily Nation reported Wednesday. "We expect another malaria outbreak between September…

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

Kenya

Highland malaria takes Kenya mountain towns by surprise

Written by Stephanie Kriner, DisasterRelief.org, with news reports Forty-six people died when heavy rain came in early May to the Kenyan highland provinces of Nyanza and Rift Valley. The rains created floods and landslides that swept away homes and inundated thousands…

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News and Press Release
Source:
D.Relief.org
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Kenya: Britain awards grant to fight malaria

NAIROBI, 24 July (IRIN) - The British government has approved a donation of over US $7.8 million to help fight malaria in Kenya, a World Health Organisation (WHO) official told IRIN on Wednesday. The grant, which will be disbursed over the…

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

Kenya + 2 more

Tanzania: Zanzibari ''refugees'' return from Mogadishu

NAIROBI, 24 July (IRIN) - A group of 12 Tanzanians who fled violent clashes in Zanzibar in January 2001 and ended up in Somalia were due to be returned to their homes on Wednesday, according to the UN refugee…

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

Kenya

Kenya: Focus on challenges in the education sector

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] NAIROBI, 22 July (IRIN) - The elimination of ignorance has been a standing objective of the Kenyan government since independence from Britain in 1963. Lately, however, the country's education…

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

Kenya + 1 more

Somalia: Refugees forcibly returned

NAIROBI, 18 July (IRIN) - Humanitarian agencies have expressed concern at the plight of Somali refugees camped in the northeastern Kenyan town of Mandera who, they say, were forcibly returned by police to Somalia; and called on the government…

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

Kenya

Kenya: UNHCR outraged at corruption claims

NAIROBI, 17 July (IRIN) - The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has described as "malicious" and "outrageous" allegations of corruption and mismanagement levelled against it by a group of Kenyan politicians over the agency's management of refugee camps in…

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

Kenya

Kenya: UNHCR denies refugee riots in north

NAIROBI, 15 July (IRIN) - The UN refugee agency UNHCR has denied media reports claiming that hundreds of refugees stormed its offices in northwestern Kenya, demanding a solution to a dispute over firewood. Press reports said police had broken up a…

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

Kenya

Kenyan Red Cross fights malaria epidemic

The Kenyan Red Cross has organized 10,000 volunteers to fight the malaria epidemic that has killed more than 300 people and infected 158,000 in the western highlands. Volunteers are going door-to-door educating residents about the disease and the measures that…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
D.Relief.org
Posted:
21 Mar 2011