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25 Mar 2015 description

1. Executive Summary

The Kenya refugee operation is often cited as an example of a protracted refugee situation with traditional refugee camps in place for the past 20 or so years. In the last four years, however, the operation has been anything but static in responding to two major influxes from neighbouring countries while undergoing a transition in terms of partnerships and innovations in assistance delivery.

23 Mar 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As at 19 March 2015, Kakuma had received 45,431 asylum seekers from South Sudan. As at 15 March, 181,119 refugees had been registered by UNHCR and DRA, with South Sudanese making up 49.9% of the registered population.

20 Mar 2015 description
report Malteser

A travel report from drought-afflicted Northern Kenya

Roland Hansen, head of Malteser International’s Africa team, spent five days travelling the Illeret region of Northern Kenya. After the great drought in the summer of 2011, Malteser International, amongst others, has been building rain-water collection systems and wells in order to ensure a better water supply for the semi-nomads who live there, and help protect them from the potentially disastrous consequences of further dry periods. Here he reports some of his impressions:

18 Mar 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

22,456 Identified unaccompanied minors

9 Households provided with cash grants in year 2015

98,596 NFIs distributed since January 2015

184 Shelters distributed since January 2015

17 Mar 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • The vegetation condition index value reduced from (32.98) in January to 23.86 in February but is within the moderate drought category. The value is below and worse for four sub counties which are in the severe drought condition category counties of Dadaab, Dujis (township) Lagdera and Balambala recorded 13.46, 10.17,17.35and 13.93 respectively. Fafi is in moderate drought condition category and have dropped from normal in the previous month.

17 Mar 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • Dry and hot weather condition prevailed in the month under review hence no rainfall received

  • The state of most water sources was fair at a normal range of 4-5 but in declining trend

  • The vegetation condition index VCI-3month was 38.72 which was above normal range of 35-50

Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)

17 Mar 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

17 Mar 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • Minimal rainfall was received in some parts of the county(5.65 % of normal)

  • Average 3 month VCI for the county was 39 which was within the normal range .However, some pockets recorded moderate drought.

  • Average 3-month SPI for the county was -0.77 which was below the long-term average.

17 Mar 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

No rains were received rainfall received during the month under review and the weather conditions being dry and hot.

Pasture and browse conditions continued to deteriorate.

The county’s 3-monthly VCI was 12.4, placing the county to be in severe drought status.
The county’s SPI was -1.5 while all sub-counties had SPI within 0 - - 1.5 indicating a normal rainfall status.

16 Mar 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As at 12 March 2015, Kakuma had received 45,342 asylum seekers from South Sudan. As at 9 March, 181,015 refugees had been registered by UNHCR and DRA, with South Sudanese making up 49.8% of the registered population.

11 Mar 2015 description
report Mail and Guardian

More than 300 000 citizens have fled Eritrea's chaotic national service. This is the story of one conscript.

Binyam*, a refugee, lives in Kenya now, closing a circle that began with his birth. He’s making a new start with the help of relatives after escaping from Eritrea last year, just as his mother had to do three decades ago.

She eventually went home. Binyam hopes that one day he can, too.

06 Mar 2015 description
report Adeso

By Naomi Senda

Poverty, cultural practices, and the pastoralist lifestyle of the Samburu community have greatly contributed to the high levels of illiteracy among the women of Laisamis District of Marsabit County, Kenya.

03 Mar 2015 description

This Indicator Report provides a monthly snapshot of the regional response to the South Sudan Situation. The indicators included report on the Post 15 December 2013 South Sudan caseload only. The report is prepared through collaboration with the reporting country and the Regional Support Hub, Nairobi.

The notes below provide further contextual information on various sector indicators:

POPULATION

Since the influx of Dec 2013, 28,831 SSD children have been received, making up over 64% of the total population received.

02 Mar 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As at 27 February 2015, Kakuma had received 45,222 asylum seekers from South Sudan. As at 28 February, 180,674 refugees had been registered by UNHCR and DRA, with South Sudanese making up 49.8% of the registered population.

02 Mar 2015 description
report Kenya Daily Nation

In Summary

  • Baringo, Turkana, West Pokot, Lamu, Wajir, Kajiado, Samburu and Narok are some of the counties to benefit from the programme.
  • Part of the money will be used to buy affected livestock while the rest will go towards improving pasture and establishing hay stores in arid and semi-arid areas.
  • The situation has adversely affected the livestock sector which is the main economic mainstay of pastoralists in the region.

By WYCLIFF KIPSANG

27 Feb 2015 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ 993,006

Balance Requested: US$ 991,075

Geneva, 25 February 2015

Dear Colleagues,

Since more than 12 months hostilities have affected the South Sudanese population, steaming from a power struggle between the incumbent President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Dr. Riek Machar. On the evening of the 15th December 2013 violence erupted in Juba when Mr. Kiir accused Mr. Machar of staging a coup. This violence has since prevailed.

23 Feb 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As at 19 February 2015, Kakuma had received 45,201 asylum seekers from South Sudan. As at 15 February, 180,138 refugees had been registered by UNHCR and DRA, with South Sudanese making up 49.7% of the registered population.

19 Feb 2015 description

This Indicator Report provides a monthly snapshot of the regional response to the South Sudan Situation. The indicators included report on the Post 15 December 2013 South Sudan caseload only. The report is prepared through collaboration with the reporting country and the Regional Support Hub, Nairobi.

The notes below provide further contextual information on various sector indicators:

REGISTRATION

  • Only level 2 registration is done in Kakuma.

CHILD PROTECTION