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Kenya: USAID humanitarian assistance in review, 1997- present

BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA) OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA) USAID/OFDA's humanitarian assistance to Kenya has focused historically on short-term response to incidents of drought and floods, as well as episodes of civil…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
USAID
Posted:
17 Jan 2008
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Kenya

Kenya Humanitarian Update Aug 2007

Inside this issue: - Floods & land-slides in West-ern Kenya - Budalangi Map - Humanitarian Action in Au-gust - USD 3 million CERF grant for refugee pro-gramme - Diseases & epidemics - Food & liveli-hood security - Mt. Elgon Up-date - Towards en-hanced protec-tion & care for…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
OCHA
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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Kenya

Kenya: Families stranded after river floods in western Kenya

NAIROBI, 17 August 2007 (IRIN) - Almost 70 families were marooned on a dyke after heavy flooding in the Budalangi region of Kenya's western district of Busia, according to humanitarian officials. Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) public relations manager Anthony Mwangi…

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

Kenya

Kenya landslides: CRS emergency response

Catholic Relief Services in partnership with the Catholic Diocese of Kakamega is distributing housing materials and essential household items to 50 families affected by the recent landslides in Kakamega North District of western Kenya. "On August 11, heavy rains falling…

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

Kenya

Kenya: Poor conditions hinder mudslide recovery effort

NAIROBI, 14 August 2007 (IRIN) - Efforts to recover the bodies of the mudslide victims in a western Kenya village have been slowed down by rainfall and fast-flowing sludge, rescuers said. "It has been slow because the ground is still very…

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

Kenya

Kenya: Landslide Information Bulletin No.2

The Kenya Red Cross Society's mission is to build capacity and respond with vigour, compassion and empathy to those affected by disaster and at risk, in the most effective and efficient manner. It works closely with the International Federation…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
Kenya Red Cross
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

At least four dead, 13 buried in Kenya landslides

Nairobi_(dpa) _ Landslides in western Kenya have killed at least four people and left at least 13 buried, a Red Cross spokesman said Monday. "We don't expect to find any more alive. It is an unfortunate tragedy. The soil is…

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

Kenya

Kenya: Rescuers battle to recover mudslide victims

NAIROBI, 13 August 2007 (IRIN) - Kenya's capacity to deal with disasters has been in the spotlight again after rescuers fought to locate people buried alive when mudslides smashed into their homes during heavy rainfall in the country's western…

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

Kenya

Kenya: Landslide Information Bulletin No.1

The Situation Two landslides occurred at 4:00am and 11:00am on 11th August 2007 at Khasavali village, Kabras East Location, located at the border of Kakamega North District and Nandi North, following a night long downpour. By 12th August 2007, upto…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
Kenya Red Cross
Posted:
21 Mar 2011