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31 Oct 1997 description
report CARE

Major Cholera Control Program launched as new cases spread into Siaya



WHAT:     CARE will mobilize 3 million shillings ($50,000 US) from a special CARE Emergency Fund to combat the growing cholera epidemic in western Kenya.  CARE will purchase I.V. fluids, oral rehydration salts and antibiotics, and will partner with the Ministry of Health to send teams of health workers into the countryside to educate Kenyans on cholera prevention measures.
28 Oct 1997 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Departement des Affaires Humanitaires / IRIN
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

28 Oct 1997 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for the Great Lakes
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

05 Sep 1997 description

WFP EMERGENCY REPORT
Issued weekly by the United Nations World Food Programme

26 Aug 1997 description
report World Vision

Severe malnutrition rates have been found among children in at least 10 drought-prone districts in Kenya, according to a recent report by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Kenya Vulnerability Update released earlier this month says that the pastoral districts of Samburu, Turkana, and Kajiado have been the worst hit, especially among children under 5 years of age. The exceptionally high rate in Turkana is attributed to the reciprocal cattle raids practiced by communities in the area.

20 Aug 1997 description

DAILY HIGHLIGHTS
Yasushi Akashi, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, leaves today
for 10-day trip to the Great Lakes region of Africa to assess the humanitarian situation there, according to a spokesman. After
arriving tomorrow in Kenya to meet with personnel from agencies dealing with Somalia and Sudan, Mr. Akashi will travel to

20 Aug 1997 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for the Great Lakes
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

14 Aug 1997 description

CHURCH WORLD SERVICE
EMERGENCY RESPONSE OFFICE
33 Denominations & Communions Working Together to Meet Human Needs
APPEAL UPDATE (SIX MONTHS):
KENYA/TANZANIA DROUGHT

13 Aug 1997 description
report World Vision

Introduction
Turkana and Kajiado districts received some rain during the reported period.

Marsabit remained dry for the week. Forage and water in Turkana, Wajir and

Kajiado are still available for the livestock.

30 Jul 1997 description

appeal no. 05/97 (revised) period covered: 1 June - 25 July 1997

28 Jul 1997 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for the Great Lakes
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

21 Jul 1997 description

(Excerpt)
UNDP FLASH!

UNDP and UN/DHA are assisting Kenya in coping with the effects of two years of poor rains which has brought severe drought to large parts of Kenya, particularly the country's eastern and Rift
Valley areas where approximately 1.4 million people live. A $249,000 project supported by the two organizations will
strengthen government capacity to coordinate aid and emergency activities, and will improve transportation for relief

10 Jul 1997 description

AFKE71

Dear Friends,
We would like to share with you contents of the following letter from NCCK, expressing concern about the drought situation and the Implementing Partners predicament due to the poor status of funding for the Appeal.

QUOTE

09 Jul 1997 description
report World Vision

Introduction

01 Jul 1997 description
report Oxfam

June 1997



The Oxfam Emergencies Bulletin aims to give an overview of Oxfam's current
emergency work world-wide, for use in communications work. It appears
monthly.

Kenya

Oxfam's food distribution in response to the effects of drought in the
north-eastern area of Wajir has suffered setbacks in getting the necessary
food in. In consequence the monthly ration has had to be reduced and there
is no distribution of oil or beans. The blended food distribution to