Education

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27 Jul 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

  • While the overall nutrition situation is showing improvement in coastal, North West and South East Counties with an expected decrease in the acutely malnourished children requiring treatment, the nutrition situation is expected to worsen in Isiolo, Garissa, Mandera and Wajir counties as a result of poor rains. The total caseload for acutely malnourished children requiring treatment in the ASAL and urban areas is expected to decrease from 304,083 as of February 2015 driven by improvements observed across ASAL counties.

27 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

As at 23 July 2015, Kakuma had received 46,315 asylum seekers from South Sudan. 77 new arrivals were received from Nadapal during the reporting week. As at 22 July, 184,153 refugees and asylum seekers had been registered by UNHCR and DRA, with South Sudanese refugees making up 50% of the total camp population.

27 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

  • 15,590 Identified unaccompanied minors
  • 12 Households provided with cash grants in year 2014
  • 188,120 NFIs distributed since January
  • 531 Shelters distributed since January
21 Jul 2015 description

Kakamega, Kenya, 20 July 2015—It was dawn of a new era for pupils of Matete Primary School in Western Kenya after UN-Habitat in partnership with the Royal Kingdom of Thailand together with the County Government of Kakamega handed over the just completed Water, Sanitation and Hygiene “WASH” facilities to the institution last week.

The “WASH” project is benefiting over 1,000 pupils in both in Matete Primary and Renja Primary schools. The project was established to accomplish the following objectives:

15 Jul 2015 description
report AlertNet

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:28 GMT

Author: Kagondu Njagi

By Kagondu Njagi

LAISAMIS, Kenya, July 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At 16 years of age, Nagirasia Lengima is already a mother of two. But parenthood doesn't stop her from indulging in her latest passion: school.

Read the story on the Thomson Reuters Foundation

10 Jul 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • No rainfall was received in June across the county.

  • Main sources of Water were pans and dams, boreholes and shallow wells.

  • Pasture and browse condition has slightly improved across the County except a few areas in North Horr and Laisamis (deteriorated) compared to last month as supported by Vegetation Condition Index (VCI).

Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)

08 Jul 2015 description
report CBM

Marching for a cause

In Kenya’s capital Nairobi, children drawn from public and private primary schools, as well as the Kakuma and Daadab refugee camps, congregated at the New Kihumbuini Primary School in Kangemi to commemorate the 2015 Day of the African Child (DAC).

06 Jul 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Drought Phase: NORMAL

Biophysical Indicators

  • Biophysical indicators show no unusual fluctuations outside the expected seasonal range.
    o Good rainfall was received in the month – above normal range.
    o The vegetation condition index VCI-3month is slightly above normal.

Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)

Production indicators:

29 Jun 2015 description
report Adeso

Kenya has made significant strides in improving its education system in recent years. Since primary education was made free and compulsory in 2003, primary school enrolment rates have increased across most of the country, however, progress has been slower in some northern regions such as Marsabit County.

26 Jun 2015 description

Highlights

  • As at 25 June 2015, Kakuma had received 46,235 asylum seekers from South Sudan. As at 21 June 184,527 refugees and asylum seekers had been registered by UNHCR and DRA, with South Sudanese refugees making up 50.1% of the total camp population.

18 Jun 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • The County received normal to below normal rainfall in the MarchApril-May rainy season which was fairly distributed in temporal and spatial distribution. Most of the rains were received in April.

  • Pasture and browse conditions improved in about 65% of the county while the rest was reported and observed to be deteriorating.

18 Jun 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • The biophysical indicators show positive fluctuations outside the expected seasonal ranges.

  • There were little rainfall received within the month of May but more received within early June.

18 Jun 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • 67.2 mm of rainfall was received during the month which is slightly above the long term mean.

  • Main sources of Water were pans and dams, natural ponds, boreholes and shallow wells. All pans and dams were filled to capacity in April as Long rains continued.

  • Pasture and browse condition has greatly improved compared to last month as supported by Vegetation Condition Index (VCI).

16 Jun 2015 description
report Kenya Red Cross

Tuesday, 16 June 2015.

The Kamba farming community and Somali patoralists communities have lived side by side in the areas of Kanyunyu and Kasiluni in Kyuso sub County of Mwingi North constituency with little conflict over the years.

The Kamba farming community and Somali patoralists communities have lived side by side in the areas of Kanyunyu and Kasiluni in Kyuso sub County of Mwingi North constituency with little conflict over the years.

15 Jun 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As at 11 June 2015, Kakuma had received 46,057 asylum seekers from South Sudan. As at 07 June 184,108 refugees and asylum seekers had been registered by UNHCR and DRA, with South Sudanese refugees making up 50.1% of the total camp population.
12 Jun 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 30,892 Identified unaccompanied minors

  • 73 Households provided with cash grants since 1st January 2015

  • 1,303,276 NFIs distributed since January

  • 2,031 Shelters distributed since January

10 Jun 2015 description
  • As at 04 June 2015, Kakuma had received 46,000 asylum seekers from South Sudan. As at 01 June 184,108 refugees and asylum seekers had been registered by UNHCR and DRA, with South Sudanese refugees making up 50.1% of the total camp population.

01 Jun 2015 description
report Kenya Daily Nation

By MANASE OTSIALO

Gunmen from Somalia, suspected to be members of Al-Shabaab, have literally taken over a village in Lafey, Mandera County.

The presence of the over 30 foreigners has caused fear among villagers, hundreds of whom have left their homes. Four schools, including Gari Boys Secondary School, have also closed down.

On Thursday, students of Gari Secondary School scampered for safety after receiving reports that the gunmen had been spotted on a nearby road.