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Kenya: Humanitarian Update - 5 August 2011

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This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It is issued by OCHA Kenya. It covers the period from 30 July – 5 August. The next report will be issued on or around 12 August .

HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

• Increased food aid beneficiary caseload targeted in August; food aid pipeline after September in focus.

• Long rains assessment to conclude 25 August.

• Over 10,000 refugees moved to new tented sites in Dadaab.

• Immunization against polio, measles with Vitamin A supplementation and deworming in Dadaab concluded

• Funding constraints limit humanitarian response; 51 per cent of current needs are unfunded.

• Government of Kenya strengthens response to drought and collaboration with partners, releases KES 2.1 billion ($22 million) to support urgent interventions.

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