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30 Jan 2003 description

Appeal Target: US$ 662,061
Geneva, 30 January 2003

Dear Colleagues,

08 Jan 2002 description

Appeal Target: US$ 655,828
Geneva, 8 January 2002

Dear Colleagues,

The number of refugees in the Kakuma Refugee Camp has increased from 70,958 to 82,312 (16%) during 2000/2001 and this figure is expected to reach 90,000 in the year 2002. The majority of the refugees (66%) in the camp are from South Sudan, fleeing the escalating war in their country. The second largest group are Somali refugees accounting for 15% and the rest are from 6 other countries namely; Ethiopia, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, and Eritrea.

03 May 2001 description

Appeal Target: US$ 5,161,555
Balance Requested from ACT Network: US$ 4,941,303

Geneva, 3 May 2001

Dear Colleagues,

23 Mar 2001 description

Appeal Target: US$ 696,545
Geneva, 23 March 2001

Dear Colleagues,

As the number of refugees, mainly from the southern Sudan continue to flow into Kenya, LWF continues to be the lead agency in the Kakuma refugee camp in providing basic humanitarian needs in partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

15 Jun 2000 description

Geneva, June 15, 2000
While the immediate risk of a widespread famine in Ethiopia may be decreasing, hundreds of thousands of new Eritrean displaced and refugees have added to the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa.

26 Apr 2000 description

By Paul Jeffrey, Action by Churches Together (ACT)

12 Jul 1999 description

Geneva, July 12, 1999 - Drought has left more than 1.2 million people in Ethiopia in need of food aid. This figure does not include those affected by the war between Ethiopia and Eritrea. In Somalia protracted drought and continuing civil conflict have combined to render some one million people in need of food aid.

22 Jun 1999 description

Eritrea - War Displaced
ACT Appeal AFER81 was issued for Eritrea on 9 October 1998 in response to the situation caused by the border conflict between Eritrea and Ethiopia, resulting in large numbers of civilians from both sides being uprooted. The Appeal Target of US $ 1.55 million has received a cover of nearly US $ 1.3 million (83%), of which US $ 1.25 million has come from backdonors such as ECHO and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Norway.

13 Oct 1998 description

Appeal: AFER81

Assistance to Deportees & War Affected
Appeal Target: US$ 1,548,670
9 October 1998

During the month of May this year, a border conflict between Eritrea and Ethiopia broke out resulting in large numbers of civilians from both sides being uprooted.