Kenya: Floods - Aug 2011
Starting August 2011, heavy rains in northwestern Kenya caused several cases of flash flooding in the Kisumu East, Nyando, and Turkana districts. Around Kakuma, an estimated 60,000 people experienced flooding with water sources, latrines and homes damaged (UNICEF, 17 Aug 2011). As of 12 December ,Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) estimated at least 25 people had lost their lives in flood-related incidents and approximately 15,045 households (91,692 people) were displaced from their homes (IFRC, 12 Dec 2011).
UNICEF report: despite recent improvements, outlook for the Horn of Africa increasingly worrisome
More than 8 million people need emergency assistance
NAIROBI, 11 April 2012 – The massive humanitarian response in the Horn of Africa in 2011 reversed the spread of famine and saved tens of thousands of children’s lives, but the outlook is increasingly worrisome, threatening the tentative gains achieved to date, according to a new UNICEF report.
Navigating the Storm, Delivering the Promise
Press Release No:2012/193/AFR
Kenya’s defining moment for new political space and economic prosperity
Nairobi, December 8, 2011—Kenyans will be hard pressed next year to deal with multiple challenges including elections under a new constitution and economic shocks transmitted from the global economy, says a new World Bank economic report.
Date of publication: September 22nd, 2011
Prepared by: ACAPS, Geneva
Nature of the crisis: Drought/Complex emergency
This document focuses specifically on the impact of the drought on Somalia and resulting displacement of Somali affected population.