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04 Feb 2016 description


49,337 South Sudanese refugees received since December 2013.

2,341 UAMS in Kakuma Camp.

433 Newly arrived children immunized at reception centre Litres of water provided per person during reporting period

7,500 Number of roofed durable shelters for new arrivals


USD 18.9 MILLION Requested for the operation


  • Monitor trends of new arrivals

  • Maintenance of water network to ensure improved supply

02 Feb 2016 description
report Amref Health Africa

Amref Health Africa and PharmAccess will receive €9,950,000 from the Dream Fund of the Dutch Postcode Lottery. The Dream Fund grants funds trailblazing ‘dream’ programmes that catalyse structural change; in this case that programme is Amref Health Africa’s and PharmAccess’s M-Hakika, which makes money and quality healthcare accessible to women in Kenya directly via their mobile phone. M-Hakika cleverly combines healthcare knowledge, quality and financing, all through the mobile telephone.

27 Jan 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Total affected population: 1.1 million
Total affected children (under 18): 473,000
Total people to be reached in 2016: 620,000
Total children to be reached in 2016: 470,000

2016 programme targets


21 Jan 2016 description
report Kenya Daily Nation



In Summary

  • In Mweiga, a driver escaped death narrowly after he was swept through a culvert when his lorry was swept away by floods.

  • More than 200 pupils from Furaha DEB Solio Primary School could not make it to school after a bridge collapsed.

  • According to Nyeri County Commissioner Onesmus Musyoki, rescue teams will be deployed to the disaster-prone areas.

  • The Nyeri County secretary, Alice Wachira said families were forced to move to higher grounds.

19 Jan 2016 description
report Government of Kenya

Situation Overview

  • During the month under review, the County experienced poorly distributed rains in both time and space. All Marginal Mixed Farming, Mixed Farming and Pastoral zones have reported having received little to no rains during the reporting period. In summary, all zones received an average two days of rainfall across the County.

19 Jan 2016 description


15,714 Identified unaccompanied minors

93 Households provided with cash grants since 1st January 2015

1,288,655 NFIs distributed since January

2,987 Shelters distributed since January


19 Jan 2016 description
report Inter Press Service

By Ambassador Mette Knudsen and Siddharth Chatterjee

Ms Mette Knudsen is Denmark’s Ambassador to Kenya. Follow her on twitter: @metknu. Siddharth Chatterjee is the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Representative to Kenya. Follow him on twitter: @sidchat1

15 Jan 2016 description


  • The food security situation among beneficiaries was stable compared with a year on year comparison. Some 39% were food insecure in December 2014 and 2015.

  • Large regional differences do exist and North-western pastoral zone (Turkana and parts of West Pokot) even though it has improved compared with last year, remain the most food insecure zone with 64% food insecure beneficiaries (severe and moderate) compared with the least food insecure zone, South-eastern marginal mixed farming (Kitui) with 15% food insecure households.

14 Jan 2016 description

KAKUMA, Kenya GENEVA, 12 January 2016(LWI) - The dust has finally settled and top performing Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) class of 2015 candidates have had a week celebrating their achievements. Some are even gracing national TV stations to tell the whole world what it took for them to excel in the examinations. Others had parties in their honour as parents, siblings, former teachers and schoolmates seek to share in the glory.

14 Jan 2016 description


  • As of 12 January 2016, Kakuma had registered 48,780 refugees from South Sudan since influx which started on 15 December 2013. During the reporting period 320 individuals were transported to the camp from Nadapal border. As of 11 January 2016 the total registered camp population was 184,966 with 93,628 (50.6%) from South Sudan.


Operational Context

13 Jan 2016 description
report Kenya Daily Nation

In Summary

Dr Hassan said that medical personnel had been sent to Hulugho and Fafi sub-counties which were the most affected by insecurity.

The function was also attended by representatives of International Medical Corp (IMC), Unicef, Mercy-USA, Action Aid and other donors.

Garissa Deputy Governor Abdullahi Hussein said malnutrition in the county had drastically reduced since the inception of devolved governance.

He noted that in 2008, malnutrition was at 25 per cent compared to the current 11.4 per cent.

13 Jan 2016 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • Rainfall: Onset of the season was the Third week of October. Rains have been on-going during the month.

  • Rainfall was evenly distributed in all parts of the county.

  • The temporal distribution was good during the month.

  • Vegetation condition: The vegetation condition index (VCI- 1month) was 60.06, indicating very good vegetation condition in the entire county.

13 Jan 2016 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • Rainfall: Cessation of the OND short rains is expected in the first week of January. Precipitation reduced compared to the previous month, with the county experiencing less number of wet days.