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17 Jan 2017 description
report Government of Kenya

GOK Registration Update.

As of 31st December 2016, Kakuma Refugee camp population stands at 154,947 with 37,813 from Somalia, 84,983 from South Sudan, 9,078 from Sudan, 1,159 from Uganda, 505 from Rwanda, 5,366 from Ethiopia, 55 from Eritrea, 9,753Congo(DRC) , 39 from COB, 6,164 from Burundi and 22 from Tanzania.

07 Oct 2016 description

In a joint statement, the IGAD, Troika, and EU partners of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) condemn calls by opposition leaders in South Sudan for a renewal of armed conflict, and call on the government and armed opposition groups to immediately adhere to the permanent ceasefire.

Statement of the IGAD, Troika and EU Partners of JMEC Regarding Calls for Armed Conflict

27 Apr 2014 description
report Government of Kenya

Key Events

Highlights

NRC continues with construction activities for The proposed Nadapal Reception center

 IRC continues to maintain ambulance operation to the border,MSF supporting medical screening at the border

 GOK/DRA set for Camp Management (CM) activities in Kakuma Refugee Camp following completion of camp management staff recruitment process.

 Border Operation Team from UNHCR,IOM,WFP,MSF,IRC,NRC with Government Refugee Agency-DRA continue with daily border Operations as normal,

01 Apr 2014 description
report Government of Kenya

Due to the increased influx of South Sudanese seeking asylum in Kenya,
The Government of Kenya with Support from UNHCR decided to set up a reception center at Nadapal border point with South Sudan.
The Reception center being constructed and established by NRC once completed will have facilities to allow asylum seekers overnight and transported to Kakuma within appropriate time.
The center will have screening facilities, boarding facilities and other necessary facilities to facilitate a more dignified receipt of asylum seekers into the country.

12 Sep 2011 description
report Government of Kenya

Friday, Sept 09, 2011

Leaders from the Horn of Africa region have resolved to develop the Horn of Africa Regional Disaster Resilience and Sustainability Strategy Framework to reduce the impact of disasters in the region.

In a Joint declaration issued at the end of a one-day Summit on the Horn of Africa Crisis that was read by Foreign Affairs Minister Moses Wetang’ula at the United Nations Complex at Gigiri, the leaders also agreed to create and support a Multi-donor Trust Fund for drought and other disasters that will be anchored in the IGAD secretariat.