Kenya: Flash Floods - Apr 2006
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BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)
President Bush signed the Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act of 2005 (the Act) on December 1, 2005. The Act sets out as a central goal the provision of affordable and equitable access to safe water and sanitation in developing countries as a key component of U.S. foreign assistance programs. It requires the Secretary of State, in consultation with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and other U.S.
This report covers the period of 01/01/2006 to 31/12/2006 of a two-year planning and appeal process.
In a world of global challenges, continued poverty, inequity, and increasing vulnerability to disasters and disease, the International Federation with its global network, works to accomplish its Global Agenda, partnering with local community and civil society to prevent and alleviate human suffering from disasters, diseases and public health emergencies.
Programme Summary: The East Africa sub-regional programmes appeal was revised twice during the year to include a …
By Anthony Mwangi and Everlyn Kemunto, Kenya Red Cross
The Kenyan Red Cross Society is embarking on a major livelihood recovery programme to support farming and fishing families in districts that were hard hit by the massive floods at the end of 2006 - when they were still trying to recover from devastating drought that plagued the country earlier in the year. The targeted families live in districts in the provinces of Garissa, Tana River and Kwale.
Internal displacement in Kenya is a complex and multi-faceted social problem that re-volves around and reflects unresolved issues of land and property, as well as the struggle for the control of political and economic resources. These intricate and sensitive issues, manifested in ethnic conflict, violent cattle raids, and government evictions characterised by human rights abuses have displaced people throughout the country.
Agriculture, Coordination and Support Services, Education, Food, Health, Infrastructure and Rehabilitation, Mine Action, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation
(B) Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Lebanon
(C) East & Central Africa: (1) Burundi (2) Congo, DR (3) Eritrea (4) Kenya (5) Rwanda (6) Somalia (7) Sudan (8) Tanzania (9) Uganda
(D) West Africa: (1) Cote d'Ivoire (2) Liberia
(E) Southern Africa: (1) Angola (2) Lesotho (3) Madagascar (4) Malawi (5) …
Episcopal Relief and Development is responding to people affected by floods in Malawi and Kenya.
Tropical Cyclone Update:
As we approach the end of the tropical cyclone season, it is appropriate to review this past season. As of this date, we have had 23 numbered cyclones in the South Indian Ocean compared with the average number of 27. None of the tropical cyclones impacted mainland Africa and only one, Boloeste, impacted Madagascar.
Twice monthly news bulletin from the Jesuit Refugee Service International Office.
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Ron Redmond - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 28 April 2006, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
Although rains have fallen in the northern and eastern part of Kenya, there is no immediate relief in sight for drought-stricken pastoralists, CARE warns. The much-awaited April rains still look likely to be poor.
NAIROBI, April 18 (Reuters) - Up to 3,000 Kenyans were forced to leave their homes on the coast after a river draining into the Indian Ocean burst its banks and flooded their homes, a senior government official said on Tuesday.
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By Joe De Capua
ISIOLO, Kenya, April 6 (Reuters) - Heavy rains in northeastern Kenya have forced more than 3,000 people from their homes and aid workers are having trouble accessing them after a nearby riverbank burst, an official said on Thursday.