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
Most read reports
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- Kenya - Garissa County - Dadaab Hagadera Refugee Camp, General Infrastructure - as of 12 June 2018
- Kenya - Garissa County - Dadaab Dagahaley Refugee Camp, General Infrastructure - as of 12 June 2018
- Kenya boosts risk reduction capacity
by Roop Singh, Climate Centre, New York
With devastating seasonal rains in Kenya yesterday reported by the Kenya Red Cross (KRC) to have displaced nearly 300,000 people and killed 158, scientists with the World Weather Attribution (WWA) programme have begun analysing the unusually intense rainfall to determine whether climate change played a role.
by Irene Amuron and Catalina Jaime, Climate Centre, Nairobi
Ten national African meteorological services were last month represented at the first dialogue platform for forecast-based financing (FbF) to be held on the continent, hosted by the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) in Nairobi.
The Netherlands-based IKEA Foundation is donating 10 million euros to assist Red Cross ‘early warning early action’ through innovative preparedness work in Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda* over a five-year period – focusing on people exposed to droughts and floods, and especially the large refugee populations in all three nations, it was announced today.
22/01/2018 - by the Climate Centre
Five-thousand households in Kenya’s Garissa county have adopted improved farming and animal husbandry techniques as well as crop diversification and other income-generating activities as part of the Kenya Red Cross Society’s (KRCS) Hunger Resilience Project, The Star newspaper reported last week.
by Brigitte Rudram and Janot Mendler de Suarez, Climate Centre, Cap-Haïtien
The global launch of pilots of the Y-Adapt programme for engagement by young people in action on climate change took place in the northern Haitian city of Cap-Haitien in October, at a new regional training centre for the Haitian Red Cross (HRC), built with support from the American Red Cross.
(This story is a press release from the Kenya Red Cross Society. It appeared first earlier today on the National Society’s Twitter feed.)
Climate scientists from several international agencies were ending a three-day conference in Nairobi today, releasing a detailed study of the Kenyan drought whose main message is: _prepare for more_.