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Surviving the Drought, and Preparing for the Next One

August 31, 2011— As you drive east from Nairobi, the Kenyan countryside becomes progressively drier. Long grass becomes yellow and eventually disappears. Bare, reddish soil is all you can see in the barren fields. This is…

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UMCOR
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31 Aug 2011

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Drought just one factor in Horn of Africa Crisis

United Methodist Missionary Paul Jeffrey recently returned from the Dadaab refugee complex in Kenya, where he had traveled for ACT Alliance, as a member of the ACT Alliance Rapid Support Team, and for UMCOR. Read his…

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UMCOR
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03 Aug 2011

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Relief for Kenyans seeking safety in Uganda

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2008- As the conflict in Kenya continues and the nation's leaders struggle to find a path to peace, United Methodists are bringing comfort to those left most vulnerable by the conflict. In a recent visit…

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News and Press Release
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UMCOR
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21 Mar 2011

Kenya

UMCOR Hotline 19 Feb 2008: Kenya

(Extract) KENYA: HELP KENYA INCREASE THEIR FOOD SUPPLY The continued violence in Kenya has displaced hundreds of thousands of people and has disrupted the food supply, as reported in a Feb. 14 news release by the United Methodist News Service. UMCOR…

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UMCOR
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21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Continued Kenya violence disrupts food supply

By Linda Bloom Continued violence in Kenya has displaced hundreds of thousands of citizens and disrupted the food supply in parts of that African nation. Stockpiled food has quickly disappeared, and the United Methodist Committee on Relief is appealing to United…

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News and Press Release
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UMCOR
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21 Mar 2011

Kenya

UMCOR Hotline 15 Jan 2008: Kenya

AFRICA: BRINGING RELIEF TO KENYA UMCOR is helping Church World Service in bringing relief to thousands of women and children displaced by the recent post-election violence in Kenya through the distribution of basic supplies. Emergency assistance will go to the most affected…

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UMCOR
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21 Mar 2011

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UMCOR responds to needs in Kenya

NEW YORK,  9 January 2008-More than a week of violence following disputed elections has left the lives of many Kenyans in shambles. Nearly 200,000 people have been displaced by the crisis-many of them fleeing to neighboring Uganda. The United Methodist…

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News and Press Release
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UMCOR
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21 Mar 2011

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UMCOR Hotline 9 Jan 2008: Kenya, Sierra Leone

KENYA: UMCOR OFFERS RELIEF Violence throughout Kenya following disputed elections at the end of 2007 has displaced thousands and killed hundreds of people. UMCOR is working with the East Africa Annual Conference, United Methodist missionaries and others to bring needed…

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News and Press Release
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UMCOR
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21 Mar 2011

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UMCOR Hotline 13 Nov 2006: Lebanon, Kenya

(extract) LEBANON: HELPING THE CHILDREN Life is slowly returning to normal for children at the Souane Elementary School in Lebanon. These young survivors are still recovering from the 34-day conflict with Israel that damaged their school, many of their homes, and…

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News and Press Release
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UMCOR
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21 Mar 2011

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UMCOR Hotline 27 Jun 2006: Kenya, Pakistan, Indonesia

KENYA: FAMINE RELIEF In Machakos, a region east of Nairobi, Kenya, people wait with anticipation for their crops to be ready for harvest in July. When the rains failed last year, UMCOR assisted ACT partners in the region to supply…

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News and Press Release
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UMCOR
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27 Jun 2006
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