1.0 Executive Summary
World Vision Youth
Erastus, like many young guys his age, likes football. His love for the game is evidenced by the Manchester United jersey he proudly wears while he plays with some of the children he knows.
- As of 4th October 2015, the overall registered population in Kakuma Refugee Camp stood at 182,254.
A total of 8,662 new arrivals have been registered since the start of 2015; with 651 arriving from Burundi,1 from Central African Republic, 687 from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 146 from Ethiopia, 20 from Rwanda, 275 from Somalia, 5852 from South Sudan, 918 from Sudan, 108 from Uganda and 4 from Yemen.
As at 30 September 2015, Kakuma had received 46,653 asylum seekers from South Sudan. During the reporting period, 65 individuals were transported to the camp from Nadapal. As at 27 September, the total registered camp population was 182,210*.
A preliminary emergency appeal was launched on 19 October 2011 for CHF 27,618,017 (plus an estimated CHF 3,050,000 for emergency response units) to assist 60,000 beneficiaries for 12 months.
Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF): CHF 500,000 was initially allocated from the Federation’s DREF to support the national society set up the operations in Dadaab.
An Emergency Appeal was launched on 29 November, 2011 for CHF 26,154,197 to assist 76,000 beneficiaries for 12 months.
September 29th, 2015. Nairobi, Kenya: - Myths, superstitions and belief in using herbs to treat diarrhea in children under five still persists in Kenya. Such myths and misconceptions concerning diarrhea are part of findings in a study conducted by Amref Health Africa, Micronutrient Initiative and the Kenyan Ministry of Health.
As of 27th September 2015, the overall registered population in Kakuma Refugee Camp stood at 182,210.
A total of 8,417 new arrivals have been registered since the start of 2015; with 644 arriving from Burundi,1 from Central African Republic, 659 from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 142 from Ethiopia, 19 from Rwanda, 268 from Somalia, 5678 from South Sudan, 902 from Sudan, 102 from Uganda and 2 from Yemen.
By Zebib Kavuma and Siddharth Chatterjee
Zebib Kavuma the U.N. Women Country Director to Kenya. Siddharth Chatterjee is the UNFPA Representative to Kenya.
NAIROBI, Sep 23 2015 (IPS) - Consider this. A young girl called Amina Mohamed who is the 8th of 9 children, from a modest Muslim home in Kakamega County in Kenya was encouraged by her parents to complete her education and pursue her dreams.
As children growing up in Kenya, Georgine Auma and Natha Yare were excluded from their right to education.
As of 20th September 2015, the overall registered population in Kakuma Refugee Camp stood at 182,297.
NOTES: A total of 8,315 new arrivals have been registered since the start of 2015; with 628 arriving from Burundi,1 from Central African Republic, 645 from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 142 from Ethiopia, 19 from Rwanda, 265 from Somalia, 5,618 from South Sudan, 893 from Sudan, 102 from Uganda and 2 from Yemen.
As at 16 September 2015, Kakuma had received 46,588 asylum seekers from South Sudan. During the reporting period, 93 individuals were transported to the camp from Nadapal. As at 13 September, the total registered camp population was 181,869*.
Kenya HIV Situation Room centralizes HIV data to ensure more effective and precise programming and reach more people with life-saving services
NAIROBI/GENEVA, 17 September 2015—The President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, and the Executive Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, have launched an innovative new tool to track progress and identify gaps in HIV programming in Kenya.
Surveillance Officers like Amina Ismail in Kenya spend their days chasing the poliovirus to its final hiding places, so that it can be stopped forever.
Eradicating polio from the world forever will be one of the biggest public health achievements of our time. Surveillance Officers like Amina Ismail, working for the World Health Organization, know that it is not just vaccinating every last child but being able to trace every last virus that will take us over the finishing line to eradication.
Kakuma refugee camp located at the heart of Turkana, Kenya, hosts more than 181 thousand refugees from 21 nationalities. Due to high influx of South Sudanese this prolonged camp is suffering from congestion and limited humanitarian aid at all times. To respond, Good Neighbors International (GNI) launched its assistance program in Kakuma last year, and has been providing safe shelters to protracted refugees in Kakuma 1.
As of 13th September 2015, the overall registered population in Kakuma Refugee Camp stood at 181,869.
Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification
No rains received in all parts of the County during the month of August.
The 3-month Vegetation Condition index for the County was 36.65 indicating no droughts. Mandera East, West and North sub counties had moderate drought while the other three sub counties are having normal VCI.
There are over sixty centres including schools with water stress and is water being trucked by the County Government.