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03 Jun 2008 description
report MAP International

In the aftermath of Kenya's disputed presidential election in late December, looting and riots spread swiftly across the country, killing more than 1,000 people.

The conflict revolved around a political power struggle between tribes supporting the re-elected President Mwai Kibaki and those associated with his opponent, Raila Odinga, as each side accused the other of cheating in the election.

25 Mar 2008 description
report MAP International

Despite an agreement signed more than a month ago that many people hoped would quell the recent fighting in Kenya, hostilities have continued in this east African country that was once the most stable in the region.

The initial conflict erupted over a political power struggle between President Mwai Kibaki and his opponent, Raila Odinga, after a disputed presidential election in late December.

28 Jan 2008 description
report MAP International

As tribal and political violence worsens in Kenya's Rift Valley, staff members at MAP's emergency health clinic in Nakuru are working around the clock to provide essential, life-saving medical care for those caught in the fighting.

11 Jan 2008 description
report MAP International

MAP International has launched a multi-pronged response to recent violence in Kenya that erupted after a disputed election between presidential incumbent Mwai Kibaki and opposition leader Raila Odinga.

In the wake of the vote held Dec. 27, when Kibaki was officially re-elected, more than 600 people have died in violent clashes primarily between supporters of Odinga, from the Luo tribe, and devotees of Kibaki, from the majority Kikuyu tribe.

07 Jan 2008 description
report MAP International

In the aftermath of Kenya's Dec. 27 presidential election, looting and riots have spread across the country, killing hundreds of people and displacing more than 250,000. Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga have violently disputed the election results, in which the incumbent Mwai Kibaki was officially re-elected.

02 Jan 2008 description
report MAP International

MAP International has launched a multi-pronged response to recent violence in Kenya that erupted after a disputed election between presidential incumbent Mwai Kibaki and opposition leader Raila Odinga.

In the wake of the vote held Dec. 27, when Kibaki was officially re-elected, more than 300 people have died in violent clashes primarily between supporters of Odinga, from the Luo tribe, and devotees of Kibaki, from the majority Kikuyu tribe. Thus far more than 100,000 people have fled their homes, fearing attacks from mob members wielding machetes and other weapons.

02 Jan 2007 description
report MAP International

Millions of Lives Saved; Community Health Improved - Growth Cited for 2007 Efforts

MAP International concluded its 2006 work achieving remarkable outreach to clinics and hospitals in poor countries. In total, MAP provided through its global network of partners more than $235 million in life-saving medicine and health supplies to clinics and hospitals in 112 countries worldwide.

"In a year when there wasn't a high profile disaster like a tsunami or major hurricane, MAP supporters made a difference in millions of lives by helping us work in forgotten emergencies in places like …