Drought : Emergency appeal n° MDRKE016 - Operation update n°3
Period covered by this Ops Update: November 2011- February 2012
Appeal target (current): CHF 30,438,354;
Appeal coverage: The donor response to this appeal is currently 50% as per IFRC records posted on 3rd October 2011.
Kenya Red Cross Society launched a National Drought Appeal on 14 January 2011 for CHF 28,343,156 for 6 months.
An Emergency appeal for CHF 4,931,743 was launched by the IFRC EA Regional Representation in March 2011 for 6 months to assist 855,000 beneficiaries. The appeal supplemented KRCS’ response to the drought.
The appeal was revised on 22 July 2011 to extend the duration to 12 months and number of targeted beneficiaries to 1,000,000.
On 4th October 2011, the Appeal was revised again to CHF 30,438,354 to address evident gaps by adding long term food security interventions, doubling school feeding programmes including water trucking to schools.