Appeals & Response Plans
- Kenya: Floods - Mar 2018
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- Kenya: Floods - Apr 2016
- Kenya: Floods - Nov 2015
- Kenya: Cholera Outbreak - Feb 2015
- Kenya: Drought - 2014-2018
- West Africa: Ebola Outbreak - Mar 2014
- Horn of Africa: Polio Outbreak - May 2013
- Kenya: Floods - Mar 2013
- Kenya: Floods - Jan 2013
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Extracted from UMCOR Hotline 20 Dec 2002
Baltimore, December 19, 2002 - Lutheran World Relief and other members of Action by Churches Together are helping drought-stricken communities in Africa with both needed food and future harvests, but Africa's current food crisis looms ever larger. United Nations estimates are that up to 30 million people in the Horn and southern Africa are now at risk.
Rome, 17 December 2002 - Some 40 million people in sub-Saharan Africa are threatened by severe food shortages and a major humanitarian crisis is deepening in southern Africa, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today.
(Extracted from JRS Dispatches No. 123)
Extracted from UMCOR Hotline 13 Dec 2002
CCA Guidance for Southern Africa Rainfall for Jan-Mar 2003 At One Month Lead
FSAU REPORTS AND ACTIVITIES
With CWS assistance, communities in Sabatia
Division, Vihiga District, of Western Kenya are improving water quality
through training, the capping of water springs, and the construction of
public and school toilets.
The communities - home to some 6,400 people - are capping 40 natural springs - their primary source for water during both the dry and wet seasons - to protect them from contamination.
DADAAB, Kenya, December 6 (UNHCR) - As Muslims around the world celebrate the joyous festival of Eid Al Fitr, Somali refugee Zeinab Sheikh Hassan finally has some glimmer of hope that perhaps next year, she and her family can mark the end of Ramadan in their homeland - in peace.
(New York, December 6, 2002) Kenyan police appear to be using the November 28 attacks on Israeli tourists in Mombasa to justify a crackdown on refugees living in Nairobi, Human Rights Watch said today. Since November 29, the police have conducted three large raids and dozens of arbitrary arrests against refugees from Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo in several neighborhoods of Nairobi.
Extracted from UMCOR Hotline 6 Dec 2002
In response to the catastrophic hunger crisis in Africa, the executives of the American humanitarian organizations engaged in food aid and the Executive Director of the United Nations' World Food Program have come together to act. Today, we launch a global campaign to assist more than 34 million people who face the very real risk of death by starvation. This crisis is compounded by the HIV/AIDS pandemic, which is devastating the productive populations of many African countries.
More than 34 million at risk of starvation in Africa