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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.

21 Aug 2014 description

Statement by the Governments of Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda and Yemen; the African Union; the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development; the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia; the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa; and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees upon conclusion of Ministerial Meeting of the High Commissioner’s Global Initiative on Somali Refugees in Addis Ababa on 20 August 2014

09 Jul 2013 description

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cross border animal health coordination was signed between Kenya and Uganda on 24 April 2013, at Nakiloro, in Karamoja, Uganda. The signing of the MoU represented the culmination of over two years of engagement by ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) with key local and national stakeholders in both Uganda and Kenya to support the development of a mechanism to enable cross-border coordination to prevent and respond to animal health disease outbreaks.

17 Nov 2011 description

Issued at the conclusion of a Tripartite meeting between H.E. Mwai Kibaki, President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda and H.E. Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, President of the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia on the security situation in Somalia held on 16th November, 2011 at State House, Nairobi

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.

08 Mar 2010 description
report Government of Kenya

Lwakhakha, Uganda, Mar. 08, 2010. The Kenyan Government has extended humanitarian assistance to Bududa landslide victims in Uganda. Western Provincial Commissioner Samuel Kilele today represented the Vice President Mr. Kalonzo Musyoka in handing over a consignment of relief assistance worth Sh13.5million from the Kenyan Government to the Uganda government to assist the landslide victims. ''Our VP could have been here with us today but because of circumstances which could not be avoided he was not able to arrive,'' said Mr. Kilele.

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05 Mar 2010 description
report Government of Kenya

The Government today extended humanitarian support to the landslide victims in Uganda.

Following President Kibaki's directive, the Kenya Government made an initial contribution of 700 bags of maize, 600 bags of rice, 400 bags of beans and 556 cartons of vegetable oil.

25 Jan 2010 description
report Government of Kenya

President Mwai Kibaki today met and held discussions with former Presidents Olesegun Obasanjo of Nigeria and Benjamin Mkapa of Tanzania who briefed him on the current situation in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

During the meeting the facilitators in the peace initiative in the Democratic Republic of Congo briefed President Kibaki on the current situation which has significantly improved since the signing of the Peace Agreement in March 2009.

The Peace Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Congress National Du Peuple (CNDP) has considerably …

27 Jun 2008 description
report Government of Kenya

Kigali-Rwanda, June 27, 2008 - President Mwai Kibaki was today among other East African Community Heads of State who resolved to revamp the region's potentiality to produce adequate food for both domestic consumption and export.

In a joint communiqué issued at the end of the 9th Ordinary Summit of EAC Heads of State in Kigali, Rwanda, the leaders observed that all factors contributing to low agricultural production have been identified and made a commitment to overcome them.

Key factors identified as hindrances to maximized food production include high prices of energy, …

05 Apr 2006 description
report Government of Kenya

A summit of regional leaders that ended in Arusha,Tanzania today directed that measures be taken at both national and regional levels in addressing the effects of drought affecting large parts of this region.

16 Aug 2005 description
report Government of Kenya

NAIROBI - Kenya yesterday joined six other countries from the region in signing a Memorandum of Association that requires them to formulate legal, policy and management framework to support a joint approach to regional disaster management.