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13 Dec 2009 description
report Mercy Corps

INTRODUCTION

The increasing severity and frequency of climate change impacts calls for an immediate need to alter the way we conceptualize and respond to development issues. Challenges such as war, famine and financial recessions tend to be relatively short, over in less than ten years. Election cycles and national plans are usually over in less than five.

08 Feb 2008 description
report Mercy Corps

-- Neighboring countries' reliance on Kenya could trigger escalation of cross-border suffering

As tensions continue to run high, the global relief and development agency Mercy Corps warns that further chaos and violence in Kenya, long abastion of regional stability, could push neighboring East African countries toward new humanitarian crises.

Bordering countries like the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan and Ugandaare extremely dependant on Kenya for basic economic and agricultural imports.