Kenya Humanitarian Update - 20 September 2011

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 20 Sep 2011


  • A recount of applicants for refugee status in Dadaab has found large numbers attempting double registration. The apparent large backlog in applications for registration has been adjusted from 40,000 to 1,909. The average daily arrival rate for the past week was about 1,100 people per day.

  • Deteriorating security situation along Somali border and around Dadaab; a vehicle belonging to an international NGO has been hijacked in Hagadera camp.

  • Maize prices are on a downward trend but remain significantly above the five-year average

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