Food Crisis Emergency Response Kenya - External Situation Report Number: 13
Prepared by: Amanda Lundy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
1. Key Issues
Work in Kambioos has resumed with minimal interruptions.
No WFP food distributions took place in the month of September in Wajir.
The Kenyan Prime Minister is the first among leaders from over 6o countries to sign the INGO / CSO driven ‘Charter to End Extreme Hunger’.
- Generally the country is calm, however there is an increase in vigilantism; reportedly, mobs have lynched people perceived to be ‘thugs’.
Recovering vegetation/pasture resulting from recent rains fuelling security concerns as communities mount livestock raids/counter-raids to restock in Turkana.
This week, a group of bandits killed a truck driver along the Lodwar-Kitale road (Katilu area). Security on this road has deteriorated recently.
Seven primary schools have been closed indefinitely, and parents have removed their children from school for fear of bandit attacks. Tensions remained high in Nakalei, Turkana South, and Kangirisae in Turkana Central after bandits shot and injured others last week.
- There is a general advisory that all agency staff need to be alert as more armed personnel are being sighted on the outskirts of all 3 camps.