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22 Apr 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As at 15 April 2016, Kakuma had received 53,253 refugees from South Sudan. This brings the total registered camp population to 189,913.

08 Apr 2016 description

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14,903 Identified unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children Households provided with cash grants since 1st January2016

1,288,598 NFIs distributed since January 2015

2,931 Shelters distributed since January 2015

WORKING WITH PARTNERS

07 Apr 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As at 31 March 2016, Kakuma had received 52,865 refugees from South Sudan. This brings the total registered camp population to 188,823.

31 Mar 2016 description

Appeal History:

  • A preliminary emergency appeal was launched on 19 October 2011 for 27,618,017 Swiss franc (plus an estimated 3,050,000 Swiss franc for emergency response units) to assist 60,000 beneficiaries for 12 months.

18 Mar 2016 description

New York, NY (March 17, 2016) – HealthRight International was recently awarded four grants to fund projects focusing on unaccompanied migrant children (UMCs) in the U.S., male sex workers (MSW) in Kenya, vulnerable children in Nepal, and internally displaced young adults in Ukraine.

17 Mar 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As at 15 March 2016, Kakuma had received and registered 51,417 refugees from South Sudan. This brings the total registered camp population to 187,867 (as at 11 March) with South Sudanese making up 51.1% (95,953) of the population. 

07 Mar 2016 description

“A braille dictionary has 26 volumes and each one is quite heavy for most students to carry comfortably. A tablet can hold hundreds of books,” said Irene Mbari-Kirika, founder and Executive Director of InABLE, summing up the challenge of her organization.

InABLE aims not only to empower blind and visually impaired students in Africa with computer assistive technology but to change the opinion of the sighted world about the visually disabled use of technology.

04 Mar 2016 description
report AlertNet

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Fri, 4 Mar 2016 00:01 GMT

Author: Hezron Ochiel

Laikipia, KENYA, March 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Christine Gathoni dreamed of becoming a doctor, not a patient, grimacing in pain as she pushed her baby girl into the world.

Read the story on Thomson Reuters Foundation

04 Mar 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As at 29 February 2016, Kakuma had received and registered 50,534 refugees from South Sudan. This brings the total registered camp population to 187,333 with South Sudanese making up 51.1% (95,641) of the population.

01 Mar 2016 description

Kenya - A USD 6.1 million, 3.5-year project implemented by IOM and five UN agencies, in partnership with the county government of Turkana, local NGOs and community leaders ended yesterday (29/2). It aimed to improve human security for thousands of vulnerable residents in Turkana County and its bordering communities in north-western Kenya.

01 Mar 2016 description

In Nairobi’s informal settlements, WFP is providing a hot lunch to around 82,000 pupils in 92 schools. School meals provide a critical safety net, encouraging more regular attendance at school and improving the enrolment and transition to higher education. School meals are a key investment in millions of people’s futures and they also boost the local economies. WFP's Martin Karimi explains.

29 Feb 2016 description

The World Food Programme and the Government of Kenya are providing school meals to 1.5 million children every school day. These are children drawn from some of the most food insecure places - arid or semi-arid lands, and the informal settlements around Nairobi. WFP is gradually handing over its school meals programmes to the national home-grown school meals initiative, writes WFP's Martin Karimi.

The World Food Programme has handed over the school meals programme in Samburu County to the Kenyan national home-grown school meals programme, after a carefully planned transition.

22 Feb 2016 description

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Voluntary Repatriation

  • During the reporting period, 1,211 returnees were assisted to return to Somalia. 1,055 retuned by road and 156 by flight. In total as of 15th February, 9,214 Somali refugees returned home sinceth December 2014, when UNHCR started supporting voluntary return of Somali refugees in Kenya.

  • 411 individuals have visited the Integrated Return Help Desks and have shown the intention to voluntarily return to Somalia.

19 Feb 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As at 15 February 2016, Kakuma had received and registered 49,650 asylum seekers from South Sudan. This brings the total registered camp population to 186,865 with South Sudanese making up 50% (94,492) of the population.

15 Feb 2016 description

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14,331 Identified unaccompanied minors

0 Households provided with cash grants since 1st January 2016

1,288,598 NFIs distributed since January 2015

2,931 Shelters distributed since January 2015

HIGHLIGHTS

12 Feb 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
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Highlights:

  • A total of 11,332 and 19,592 under-five children in the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps respectively, from January to December 2015, received Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition (IMAM) services for severe and moderate acute malnutrition.

  • UNICEF provided medical supplies (Ringers Lactate, Oral Rehydration Solution and antibiotics), which were used in the treatment of 211,283 children in cholera-affected counties from January to December 2015.

12 Feb 2016 description
infographic UN Children's Fund

The continuing cholera outbreak in 22 counties, including in the Dadaab Refugee Camp and El Nino-related flooding presented the greatest challenges in the last quarter of 2015. Starting in November 2015, Kenya experienced flooding associated with the El Niño weather phenomenon. By 28 December 2015, 10,221 cases and 174 deaths (CFR=1.7%) had been reported nationally in 22 counties. An intensified response by the Government and partners has led to outbreak control in 16 counties, with only 6 counties reporting active outbreaks by the end of the year.

01 Feb 2016 description
report Government of Kenya

1 Executive summary

This is the third of six common programme frameworks that have been developed to operationalise the Ending Drought Emergencies (EDE) Medium Term Plan, which is an integral part of the Kenya Vision 2030 Second Medium Term Plan for 2013-17.