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Desperation in Kilifi after floods force hundreds out of homes

In Summary River Sabaki, which flows from Athi River, broke its banks following heavy rains, which came after about a month of inadequate levels. Last Tuesday, Madunguni and Garashi residents salvaged some belongings and fled after their houses,…

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News and Press Release
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Daily Nation
Posted:
04 Dec 2019

Kenya

Vaccine shortage in Kenya exposes thousands of babies to polio

In Summary Private hospitals have been making big bucks as Kenyans pay Sh8,000 to Sh20,000 to have their children vaccinated. Polio is a crippling and potentially deadly infectious disease caused by a virus. Private hospitals stock government issued vaccines…

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News and Press Release
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Daily Nation
Posted:
31 Jul 2019

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UNICEF Kenya Humanitarian Situation Report January to December 2018

HIGHLIGHTS • In 2018, approximately 700,000 people were food insecure by August 2018, down from 3.4 million in August 2017. • The above-average ‘long’ rains resulted in mass displacement with 311,000 people displaced by mid-May 2018. • In 2018,…

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Situation Report
Source:
UNICEF
Posted:
31 Jul 2019
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Humanitarian Action for Children 2019 - Kenya

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Total people in need: 3,368,2619 Total children (<18) in need: 1,625,22610 Total people to be reached: 463,07511 Total children to be reached: 330,575 2019 programme targets: Nutrition • 13,404 children aged 6 to 59 months with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) admitted for treatment13 Health • 325,000 children affected by acute watery…

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Appeal
Source:
UNICEF
Posted:
31 Jul 2019
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Campaign to kick out polio offers hope for children of Dadaab

By NG'ANG'A MBUGUA From the sky, the Dadaab Refugee Camp in Garissa County looks like a tuft of green hair in the balding savannah that is the northern part of Kenya. Sporadic clouds throw black splotches that look…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
31 Jul 2019

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Health officials widen polio immunisation drive

By NG'ANG'A MBUGUA The road leading to Hagadera in the Dadaab Refugee Complex is wide, straight and dusty. Inside the camp, where tin and mud-walled houses are shielded from the wind by dry twig fences, the road narrows…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
31 Jul 2019

Kenya

Kenya in determined effort to keep polio virus at bay

Kenya remains determined to keep the country free of the polio virus following a finding of a circulating vaccine-derived polio virus in an environmental water sample in Nairobi last April. Earlier in the month, the Ministry of…

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News and Press Release
Source:
WHO
Posted:
31 Jul 2019

Kenya

Polio vaccination kicks off in Lamu County

By KALUME KAZUNGU The second phase of polio immunization campaign has kicked off in Lamu County with at least 20,000 children of five years and below targeted for the polio jab. Lamu County Public Health Promotion Officer Mohamed…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
31 Jul 2019